Tag: Poets

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

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Alex Luu – “Phở is Phở (Poetry Video)

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Live from Da Poetry Lounge, Alex Luu performs, “Phở is Phở (NOT Ramen).”

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Trey Amos – “Short Story Long” (Poet Video)

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Donte Collins – “What the Dead Know by Heart” (video)

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Donte Collins, performing at the book release for “Autopsy”.
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