Teenagers who are whiny, self-important, and generally trying to work their way to self-identification. The character type based off the Emo persona. The things that differentiate and identify Emo Teens are that they dress in black, listen to strange music specifically, the "emo" genre, whence the term comes and generally think that they are erudite or, at least, surprisingly coherent.
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Trapped in the monotony of suburban Connecticut, I felt a kinship with this motley group of hardcore dudes from Long Island, who sang about trashed friendships and soured love. At 13, I held my beat-up CD player on my lap and rode my bike in circles on my long, winding driveway, listening to Your Favorite Weapon and, later, Deja Entendu. I wore skinny jeans years before they became universally popular and gigantic band T-shirts meant to hide my steadily withering body.
Teens who consider themselves Emo's or are labeled as Emo by their peers often turn to poems and song lyrics to express their painful feelings of alienation. The path to healing and peace always includes both recognition of the self and acceptance of the self. This may be the reason why poetry is so therapeutic to an "Emo".