Tag: Poetic

Amaya Blankenship – “My Walk Home”

 

Performing at the 2017 Get Lit Classic Slam. The Get Lit Classic Slam is the largest teen poetry competition in Southern California’s history – where high school students from schools throughout Los Angeles County face off to “slam” classic poems by poets like Neruda, Lorca, Hughes, Dickinson, Angelou, etc. in combination with their own spoken word responses. The Classic Slam occurs every Spring around National Poetry Month for audiences of thousands. Scholarships are awarded to winning teams and bouts are judged by leading writers, actors, and artists.

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Aaron Coleman – “It Is Not a Question of Memory”

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Performing at his book release party in Minneapolis.

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Elizabeth Acevedo – “Bittersweet Love Poem” | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge (Video)

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Londzo Drury – “Joy”

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Filmed at the WOWPS ’17 Queer Open Mic in Dallas TX. The Women of the World Poetry Slam is an event sponsored by Poetry Slam Inc.

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Poetic Moment – “Observation Postponed” | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge

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Kary Rios – “I Live Out of Opportunities (Vivo De Oportunidades)”

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