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Love and Relationships: Poems for Teens

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September 28, 2017

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for Teens
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Browse poems exploring the joys, difficulties, and complexities of love and relationships.

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How Do I Love Thee?” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

Love Song for Love Songs” by Rafael Campo
A golden age of love songs and we still…

Love Comes Quietly” by Robert Creeley
Love comes quietly…

Love Story in Black and White” by Toi Derricotte
What the hell am I doing...

Resignation” by Nikki Giovanni
I love you because the Earth turns round the sun…

Scaffolding” by Seamus Heaney
Masons, when they start upon a building…

Gay Marriage Poem” by Jenny Johnson
We could promise to elope…

The Wall Hanging I Never Noticed” by Dorothea Lasky
I never noticed before…

"Senior Discount" by Ali Liebegott
I want to grow old with you...

our happiness” by Eileen Myles
was when the…

Having a Coke with You” by Frank O’Hara
Is even more fun than going to San Sebastian…

Astronomers Locate a New Planet” by Matthew Olzmann
Like the universe’s largest engagement ring, it twirls…

Falling” by Patrick Phillips
The truth is that I fall in love…

[Do you still remember: falling stars]” by Rainer Maria Rilke
Do you still remember: falling stars…

Double Exposure” by May Swenson
Taking a photo of you taking a photo of me…

Love at First Sight” by Wislawa Szymborska
They’re both convinced…

poem i wrote sitting across the table from you” by Kevin Varrone
if I had two nickels to rub together…

Battery” by Anne Waldman
A trio of instruments you love the notes…

Poem to First Love” by Matthew Yeager
To have been told “I love you” by you could well be, for me...


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