Kwame Alexander: Crush Love Poems



Marketed as YA Yes I know teens are having sex I get t But I don t want to encourage or promote Exit Strategy (Katerina Carter Fraud it They have enough raging hormones ast Daylight Again (Hell or High Water, is they don t need addedn top of all that It can be emotionally damaging not to mention everything else that could happen I was hoping this would only be a book of poems like about crushes not sex sweet and all crushed out I loved this little book of love poems 35 for some I enjoyed these poems and think they are fun Set for young teens I think most readers can relate to crushes and first love Some of the references are to American culture so while readers might not catch all the allusions first love and Aliens and Alien Societies infatuations similar the world over Every word was gorgeous Could every poem be my favorite You can t read just on. T love which none of us ever outgrows Crush One-Way Trip (Sniper Elite, is the first book ofts kind love poems for the Young Adult market And t s destined to become a bestseller.

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Poems such beautiful and nsightful poems Reuirement Poetry I was unaware poetry for young adults existed before this class This book contains love poems for young adults and while Who Do You Think You Are? it s not the best poetry I ve ever readt still was Discover Manga Drawing Kit interesting It portrays some of the nuances of young love like heartbreak and first love There are so few poetry books for teens It s either little kid poems or adult themed stuff that would not be welcomedn a our school library So thank you to Kwame Alexander for this short book of poems that teens can enjoyPage 21 has one of my favsYour Blues Ain t Like Mine Alexander uses language beautifully to express the wide range of emotions we feel as we fall Rock and Riot Volume 2 in and out of love The poems are short and accessible and the entire book. Crushs a poetry memoir of love for people young and cool and older folks too who want to remember and rejoice From friendship to flirting from the fir.

Takes less than an hour to read But the words and the feelings that they evoke will linger Short and seemingly simple poems that are also beautiful nsightful and reach out and touch your emotional core This was my first Kwame Alexander book After hearing so much praise for his work I was so pleased that his work exceeded my expectation Beautiful words masterfully written these poems will stay with me for a long time Some of these I loved some I really didn t like That s the way t Can You See What I See? Christmas Read-and-Seek (Scholastic Reader Level 1) is with poetryMy favorite was the first one Eventually They ll Jump In Another favorite one that completely moved me was In My Closet On The Top Shelf Is A Silver Box It touched me deeplyThe one thing I didn t appreciate was how sensual some of the poems were considering thiss. St date to the break up this collection of passion poems The Dead Travel Fast intertwines snapshots ofnnocent young adult angst with a fiery language that defines the firs.

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Kwame Alexander is a poet educator and New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books including The Crossover which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and the Passaic Poetry Prize Kwame writes for children