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Power Poetry

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

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Power Poetry is a positive, diverse, energetic community that supports kids through the tough journey of adolescence (and life), encouraging them to use poetry as a tool for social change and personal growth. It's a well-rounded and supportive community, and kids should feel welcomed. Feedback from peers is almost always positive; the site also doesn't talk down to kids, letting them know that young voices need to be heard.

Teens will love the hip design, encouraging, up-to-date slam topics, and should enjoy finding their poetic voice, using words as weapons for change. The breadth of topics that poets address on the site will appeal to a wide range of teen interests, and there's also some great poems for them to read. But the quality of the poetry isn't the point at Power Poetry; it's about the experience of writing and sharing in a safe environment.

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