Tag Archives: Slam Poetry

Faylita Hicks

  Faylita Hicks’ work discovers the innate spirituality of the individual; a spirituality that is often translated into the embodiment of the metaphors dance and music. Her work aspires to encourage both self-awareness and self-actualization by addressing the topics of … Continue reading

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Suzi Q. Smith “On Taking Vows”

Of course I love him, her father, the way Atlas loves stones, natural as rusted anchor, settling into the weight of its own hunger, the threat and slow swing of build, eternally thick with oath. I love a good word, … Continue reading

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Princess McDowell

If you ask her what’s she’s done with poetry in the last few years, Princess won’t name much. She’ll tell you she’s performed on street corners and living rooms, open mics and parking lots. She’ll tell you she just enjoys … Continue reading

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Princess McDowell “Snowflake”

so they ask me what it’s like to be gay in Texas a tye-dye dot in the elementary school class picture the rainbow after the snowfall in early winter i tell them it’s more like being a snowflake a solid … Continue reading

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