• Teen Poems on Self-Injury Awareness Day [SAID]

    SAID is a grassroots annual national awareness event.  The Guy Thompson Community Center’s participates in this national event with a Poetry Competition for its 20 regulars that come mostly from Milton High School but also…

  • Teens on Angst

    Innocent Days We were so lucky to have lived when women were feminine and men a bit more bold. Presley and Bo Diddle held sway, not gangster-rap negativity. Twist and boogie ruled, not sexy, freaky…

  • Poems on Black History Month

    My Black is Beautiful and no one can tell me otherwise. from my big curly hair to my milky complexion and curvy figure. The one and only Rihanna taught me that people doubted her but…

  • Thoughts on the new year

    My Resolve for 2019 This year I’m going to make my goals achievable and I’m going to try and reach my goals, even if I improve just a little. I will succeed in sports and…

  • Teens on Christmas

    Teen Poems on Christmas   My First Christmas The first Christmas I remember was when I was five and my family was unwrapping gifts.  I got a teddy bear and my Mom, a teacup I…

  • Teens on being thankful

    Thankful this day for Mom My mom is there for me through my deepest & darkest days. She is a best friend, when all is lost. I love my mother with all my heart and…

  • Teens regarding Hurricane Michael

    Mother Nature Nature can be so destructive, causing death, poverty & strife. While nature can cause heartbreak, it shows how much we can do. I wish nature did not put people through the things it…

  • Outsiders

    I Love You Brother You’ve seen it all every year from spring to fall. You’ve been there through dark & light and with your love, I hear your call. Sam Davis – student   Being…

  • Teens on Adversity

    Respect Treat people how you want to be treated and you will be a better person. Destiny Willis – student   Love Yourself I love myself in the inner side but sometimes, I feel lonely…

  • Teens on being Free

    FREEDOM Freedom is everything to me, to practice what I believe, to vote and do as I please. Dakaila Johnson – student   LIBERTY To me, freedom means to start a better and or new…