Poetry Corner: Apocalypse

  |  Topic: Art, Personal, Poetry

Disperse my children For the birds of prey have finally come to hunt. I was idle in their absence. Unmotivated, yet paranoid as if the knowing were enough. As if I truly needed to be my own witness in a crowd of weeping eyes and tender, sickly smiles. The destruction I noticed mimicked the small, […]

Poetry: As I Look Into Another’s Eyes

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Entertainment, Poetry

I look into the eyes of another soul I see their heavy burden, the harshness of life’s toll Ignorant they scream and shout Without understanding their perception is stout The scape and they toil But never get the wealth from the oil Humanity and pride are things they hold dear Yet they contain no qualities […]

Teens Prepare for Memory Walk to Face Grief Together

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Identity, Personal, Videos
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Kate’s Club, a nonprofit supporting kids and teens who’ve experienced the death of a parent or sibling, asked VOX to bring the Mic to their Clubhouse. They wrote, drew and sang about living with grief. (To invite VOX to bring the mic to your organization, click here.) Untitled Song – Click here for the video […]

One Wish

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, Love, Poetry

One Wish If I could have one wish, what would it be? Would it be for super powers? Could it be for respect? Should it be for ever lasting life? No, my only wish would be for your love. I wish to be wrapped up in your arms. I wish to be happy with you […]

Atlanta’s Fourth Ward Skatepark Offers Playground, Athletic Field

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Entertainment, I heart ATL, Photos
A group of teenagers navigated through the course of the park.

The Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark is the first of its kind and one of Atlanta’s many hidden treasures. Tucked alongside the Atlanta BeltLine, the park is not only home to a skatepark, but also a multi-use athletic field and a playground. This park holds so much meaning to its daily visitors and Tony Hawk (who […]

Get Smart with Classical Tunes

  |  Topic: Art, Culture, Entertainment, General, How to?, Music
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There are tons of benefits to playing a musical instrument. Studies have shown that playing an instrument is directly related to high academic performance, as well as physical and psychological benefits, described on effectivemusicteaching.com. Learning to play an instrument should always be voluntary and self-paced. If you are a violinist who has been playing for […]