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Showing posts with label Editor's Picks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Editor's Picks. Show all posts

Music to Write To: "Empty Crown" (Yas)

Music stirs creativity. Try playing this track while you throw down onto the page. I've had this one on repeat. It's called "Empty Crown" by Yas. Happy creating!     --Slam Poems Editor 


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