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.

"A different world cannot be built by indifferent people." — Dr. Peter Marshall

The Post-Racial Myth is an idea that was ushered to the fro

Did you know that poetry can be a great tool for maintaining healthy mental wellness? It's true!

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral." --Paolo

Learn how to use your poetry to take a stand against stereotyping.

You already know the legendary American poets-- Frost, Dickinson, Poe, etc.


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


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



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