Michelle Pfeiffer stars as a white-bread former Marine who tackles a seemingly impossible assignment to instruct a classroom of socially troubled inner-city kids. Her creative teaching methods begin to draw the youths into the subject of poetry, but it is not until she begins to understand the harsh realities of their lives that she truly makes a connection.

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