#SayYourPeace poetry writing prompts for young people

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Throughout Young People’s Laureate for London Theresa Lola’s #SayYourPeace writing campaign that encourages young people to use poetry to share what brings them peace in troubled times, Theresa will be sharing writing prompts to inspire creativity. We’ll post prompts throughout the campaign.

Writing Prompt 1 

What thing has felt you feel peace?

The phone, a book, a board game?

Imagine that thing as a superhero with superpowers, write a short poem about it.

Share it on Insta or Twitter and hashtag #SayYourPeace

Writing Prompt 2 

Write a poem about a piece of good and/or humorous news you saw or heard recently.

#SayYourPeace campaign images by Olivia Twist.

Published 23 April 2020

Updated 5 May 2020