You came to Germany from a crisis region, from Syria, Iraq, or Afghanistan?

You want to explain to people in Germany why so many young people from your country make their way to Europe?

If so, you can now become part of The Poetry Project.

We want to hear your voice.

We are starting 70 new writing groups across all of Germany – including your city.

You and your friends can be part of it.

How do we want to live together in future?–Jointly write about it now.

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»What can be heard in these poems is intuition, experience, and emotion, directly transformed into verbal images. Perhaps Kafka would have said: like an axe for the frozen sea within us.«

Joseph Vogl, Literary Scientist and Philosopher

»A performance...that one already knows one day will belong in the German Historical Museum.«

Gustav Seibt, Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 19th 2016, about the first public reading in Box Freiraum in Berlin Friedrichshain