Action Guides

Words are weapons. Your words can change the way people look at the world and even inspire action. Browse some ideas for ways you can use a poem to make a difference.

Street harassment is any action — physical or verbal — in a public place that makes you feel unwelcome, uncomfortable, threatened, afrai

Bullying is a problem that affects people across the globe. Kids, teens, and even adults can be victims of bullying.


Learn how to write poetry to help yourself or someone you know cope with OCD.


Write and share poems to promote safe driving.

Power Poetry isn’t just about writing poems- it’s about creating a community with other (awesome) poets!

Homelessness in the U.S.

Teen pregnancy rates in the U.S.

An estimated 11-20% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).



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