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EDITOR'S PICK: Shake the Dust (Anis Mojgani)

The Mission of Slam Poems is 1.) to showcase great slam poetry, and 2.) to create awesome conversations. 

For these purposes, I frequently post examples of  the best slam poetry performances that I have come across. This is a means of inspiring the community.

This slam poem model of excellence is called “Shake the Dust” by Anis Mojgani. I was inspired by the ferocious hopefulness, and the precision of delivery in this piece. I also appreciated how he crosses lines by delivering a message of hope to people on opposing sides of the equation: the bullies and the bullied, etc.

The site thrives on engagement from the slam poetry community.

We’d love to hear your comments on this one. What can be learned from this poet?

--Slam Poems Team




  1. Sir, first off you have a humanitarin approach toward communication, Further, love those who Beat like the Cleaver's. You have a raw encounter to shake the dust has never pushed for you. Lastly, more then just a poem

  2. I keep on coming back to this piece;
    incredible loss without words;
    Challenge to be free is a quest for time.

  3. I know, right? This one really echoes for me.