Submission to Occupy Poetry is free and open to any poet or writer. There is no need to query the editorial staff to contribute to this project. Humanity has united across boundaries in a struggle for real democracy and individual rights. Essential to this struggle is the respect for human life and living conditions, including environments.
Global civil society is being threatened by a system based on power and not on human values and the goal of this project is to rise through poems, verse and sayings the power of people. Day after day modern financial systems represses basic freedoms and consistently favors the greed of the few over the needs of the many. This power finances wars, food and pharmaceutical monopolies, it sponsors dictatorial regimes across the globe, destroying environments, manipulating and censoring information flow and transparency. Protesting through poetry peacefully spread the word of a better life and change.
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Most of all contemporary poets are already in our database but not visible to search engines because their folders are still empty and don't contain any poem and biography yet.
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Is there any rules for posting your poems?
Yes. Please follow these rules when submitting your poems. Occupy Poetry staff wants you to feel free to share your poetry and exchange any ideas with readers in your poems and comments messages. That said, there are certain guidelines in place to keep this anthology a safe and friendly place. Please use the guidelines below when publishing and posting your texts on the site.
If any of the poems you published on Occupy Poetry contains any of the following prohibited acts, your texts will be removed from the site without any consultation, and you risk having your account banned and terminated.
Also, we reserve the right to remove any material deemed to be inaccurate, excessively offensive, or hostile and that do not meet these rules and/or contain profane or vulgar language or is plagiarized work.
Does the copyright of the poems I submit still belong to me?
The publishing rights and copyright of all poems you submit on Occupy Poetry website continues to belong to YOU.
You do not need to transfer the copyright of a poem when you submit it to our site if you are the copyright owner of this text. By submitting your poem to our site, you agree that we can publish it on our web sites and send it to people as the poem of the day newsletter by email or by sharing it in other social networks.
If you come across any content that may be in violation of these rules, please use the "report this" link on the piece of content in question.