For many teens, writing provides an outlet for healing and self expression. Whether that be through poetry or story telling, there is great power in words. By utilizing this art form, we hope to promote mental health awareness on an even greater platform with the help of our youth voices.

Our Teen Blog will spotlight a few teen writers and their pieces each month. We invite all teens who have an interest in writing to join our team. If you would like more information on writing guidelines and how you can get your work displayed on this page, please fill out the Interest Form below.

2021 Teen Blog Interest Form

I am Greater than Grades

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Every student’s worst fear: receiving mail the day after school ends and seeing that long-dreaded letter, your report card. Many of us fear this moment because of the uncertainty that lies beneath the mysterious envelope. What will my parents think of me? Was I smart enough this year? Hopefully, I…

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A Broken Smile

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A smile is easy to conjure  It’s like a Halloween mask  Hiding in the shadows  Creeps a girl with one task  She’s scared of what lurks  Behind her walls of black  But over time she notices  She’s fallen through the cracks Her mirror stands still  While she stands quivering  She’s…

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One Day

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Two Butterflies, lost in the wind Only to be found by each other   A bond between a parent and child is unbreakable, unconditional, it can’t be compared to anything else in this world. Or so they say. They never leave your side. Making sure you learn everything you could….

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A Wanderer’s True Path

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There once was a wanderer, burdened by constant distraction, for the world in which they traveled, that had once brought endless discovery, manifested a face without joy or satisfaction, and with their every step, their dreams, their hopes, their desires, were disintegrated from their being, as chaos continuously overtook their…

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