Angst!: Teen Verses from the Edge!

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TEEN GIRLS ARE RAVING!

Having a hard time figuring out your daily existence? Wondering when your deepest desires will ever be fulfilled? Sick of feeling unwanted? Have a bone to pick with the world? Want to make voodoo dolls of everyone you know? Feel as if you just might burst if you don't let your feelings out? You're not alone! ANGST! has arrived!

EMPOWER YOURSELF WITH THE FREEDOM OF VERSE!

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TEEN GIRLS ARE RAVING!

Having a hard time figuring out your daily existence? Wondering when your deepest desires will ever be fulfilled? Sick of feeling unwanted? Have a bone to pick with the world? Want to make voodoo dolls of everyone you know? Feel as if you just might burst if you don't let your feelings out? You're not alone! ANGST! has arrived!

EMPOWER YOURSELF WITH THE FREEDOM OF VERSE!

Compiled from the best poems of the popular teen web community PlantetKiki.com, ANGST! is a collection of raw, edgy, and outspoken poems highlighting the voices of teen girls worldwide. ANGST! shares impassioned monologues, lyrical longings of unrequited love, odes to alienation, and inspiring messages about dumping a crummy boyfriend. Plus ANGST! offers a Poetry 101

guide to help bring out the poet in everyone!

PlanetKiki.com is a fun-filled interactive universe of everything a teen gal needs to kick some &!@ in the world! It's a place where gals can always add in their two cents and feel fab! PlanetKiki.com was founded by Karen Tom, Matt Frost, and Kiki and made its debut October 1998.

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Editorial Reviews

Nashville Tennesean
Girls who read the book...will find validation when they read that others have the same questions, cares and concerns...
Boston Herald
If these high voltage poems don't get you writing, we don't know what will.
Boston Herald
If these high voltage poems don't get you writing, we don't know what will.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Divided into sections such as "Society's Ills," "Crushed" and "Why Me?," the more than 60 poems included in Angst!: Teen Verses from the Edge edited by Karen Tom, illus. by Matt Frost, explore teens' thoughts and frustrations in their own words. From "Multiracial in a Small Town" to "The Whinings of a Middle-Class White Girl" to "Ode to Narcissus," the verses cover a wide range of viewpoints; a final chapter, "Poetry 101," defines different kinds of poetry and invites readers to try their hand at rhyme and meter. ( Apr.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
VOYA
"Poets make the world go round... and without these people there would be nothing but the regimented world of 'Produce and Acquire,' and this place would absolutely suck." So states the introduction to this totally hip volume of teen poetry submitted by girls from around the world who are dedicated to "winning the revolution against tedium and absolute apathy." The poems are grouped together by subject into six chapters with apt titles such as "Society's Ills," "Argh! I Hate You!" and "Love and Deep Thoughts." The illustrations and layout are eye-catching, do not detract from the text, and will capture a teen's interest immediately. The final chapter introduces the art of poetry with a glossary of simple to advanced poetic terms that are explained clearly and succinctly using examples from the poems in the book. In trying to explain poetry and encourage readers to write their own, the book includes several blank spaces in which to record poetic thoughts and many fill-in-the-blank opportunities for do-it-yourself onomatopoeia and haiku—great for stirring up the creative juices but maybe not so great for library collections. Nevertheless high school girls with an ax to grind, whether they write poetry or not, will enjoy this book. Glossary. Illus. Biblio. Further Reading. VOYA CODES: 3Q 4P S (Readable without serious defects; Broad general YA appeal; Senior High, defined as grades 10 to 12). 2001, Workman, 113p, $8.95 Trade pb. Ages 15 to 18. Reviewer: Blayne Tuttle Borden SOURCE: VOYA, February 2002 (Vol. 24, No.6)
School Library Journal
Gr 8 Up-This collection of poetry derives from the Web site PlanetKiki.com, and the editor has done a fine job of maintaining its hard-edged feel in a print medium. With the look of a fanzine and the uncensored flavor of an Internet chat room (there's some strong language here), the selections, written by teen girls, will no doubt find an audience due to the quick pacing, fresh look, and offbeat attitude. This is poetry on the verge with trash-talking verse about crushes, rumors, multiracial issues, smoking, and individuality. Sections titled "Society's Ills" and "Argh! I Hate You!" appropriately encompass the pieces within. There are no poetic triumphs here, but that hardly matters. This is slam-bam, hard-hitting verse that may be just what today's teens can relate to. The editor includes a useful, playful appendix titled "Poetry 101," a guide to different styles of poetry (haiku, limericks, cinquains) and poetry conventions (alliteration, meter, metaphor). The book is irreverent enough that it just might convince those who traditionally shun poetry to give it a second glance.-Sharon Korbeck, Waupaca Area Public Library, WI Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761123835
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 13 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 6.98 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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CHEM 101 (LABORATORY LOVE)
The acid in my beaker is dilute
The boy who sits in front of me is cute
He doesn't notice my flirtatious winks
'Cause he's focusing on phosphorus and zinc
He says the charge of calcium is two
I tell him, "I have chemistry with you!"
He doesn't understand the way I feel
(He thinks the nuclei have sex appeal)
But I think about him every day in class
When he is looking up atomic mass
And when he states the formula for density
I want him with a passionate intensity
I've never met a boy who is as smart
but he's got a TI-90 for a heart
Of him I am becoming rather fond
I wish that we could form a double bond
But the boy does not reciprocate my crush
He is busy cleaning test tubes with a brush
Still my faith remains in one small fact...
One day, he'll find out that opposites do attract.
-Jessikah Dragon
FRIEND OR FOE
Are you my friend, or are you my foe?
Please tell me now, 'cuz I want to know.
One minute you are there, the next you are gone.
I can't take this any longer, this can't go on.
Friends are supposed to be there for you,
This is something I know.
How can you say things behind my back,
Then turn around and act nice?
How come you act phony all the time?
How come I'm the only one who knows you lie?
Why can't you be a good friend?
Forget about being popular, because it doesn't matter in the end.
-Danielle Marie Vacca
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Table of Contents

Read Me viii
Chapter 1 Society's Ills 1
Chapter 2 Argh! I Hate You! 31
Chapter 3 Love and Deep Thoughts 51
Chapter 4 Crushed 65
Chapter 5 Why Me?! 83
Chapter 6 Poetry 101 103
The Who's Who of ANGST!
Poet Laureates 126
Resources 132
Thanks! 133
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2007

    Great for teen girls

    I loved this book. If i could get my mother to buy it for me i would! 'only a teen' I read it while at school in one whole day, i couldn't put it down. An awsome poetry book on all propblems girls my age face, boys, love, family, and boys.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2002

    Great

    A book for teens that we can really relate to. Real teens telling this the way they really are. I really recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2001

    Angst: Teen Verses from the Edge

    Now, I am not a reader -- but I read this book in one sitting. It is so cool to see that I am not the only one that feels this way. I loved so many of them so much, and I feel so inspired that I did use chapter 6. All round gorgeous to look at too. That pencil head girl is so cute.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2001

    Angst: Teen Verses from the Edge

    When I first got this book. I thought it was cute. It was given to me as a gift and I just didn't take it too seriously. Then, one day while I was sick at home I picked it up--holy cow! Talk about packed with depth, emotion and wisdom! I was so impressed. I felt so proud of these girls and to be a teenager myself. I recommend this book for any one that knows the pain of unrequited love or the joys of friendship. It has all of the emotions you can feel and it will make you think twice before you put down teens!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2001

    awesome

    I enjoyed this book very much because it lets us know that we are not alone with our problems in life and also because it gives teens a chance to express their creative abilities.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2001

    Angst: Teen Verses from the Edge

    I am so happy to see a book for teens that doesn't suck!! It speaks right to the heart of the matter. I felt what many of these girls felt and it was so fulfilling. Plus, the ones that weren't sad were great because they totally made my day with their positive message.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2001

    Perfect Guide for Surviving Poetry and being a Teenager

    Contrary to what the title suggests,Angst is not only angry poetry, it is the self-expression on many levels including love, feelings and social problems of teenagers.This book is great for teenagers because it not only shows that women write great poetry too, but that being a poet is not a bad thing. At the end of the book there is a very helpful and interesting guide to writing your own poetry!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2001

    ANGST shows what it's like to be a teenager!

    ANGST is a really cool book. Though most poems are by younger writers, they convey the simplest and most complex of feelings that every teenage girl goes through from backstabbing friends and boyfriends to lonliness and denial of society's rules. The book really is a compilation of works from the heart.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2001

    Angst: Teen Verses from the Edge

    I'm an avid poetry reader. I love this so much. I write too and I was annoyed I didn't know about this opportunity. Argh, that's what you get from hangin' on the wrong sites.

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