Taken from our open mic earlier this year, Josiah McGhee performs his piece “Forced To Remember.”
In “Therapy,” poet Michaiah Edwards starts off by saying, she is in fact, not a poet.
“When you govern this nation, You govern the PEOPLE. Keep belittling us and we’re going to rise up higher than your ego.”
Our very own Ogechi Ofodu has some poetic advice for all of the little black boys living in America: Run.
VOX and Atlanta Word Works’ very own Ogechi Ofodu is getting a lot of attention these days. Here’s why she’s so dope.
“I don’t know whether I chose to do poetry, more so than I was just writing, and it just turned into this. But I love it, and I never want to stop.” – Tia, 17
“This poem is an ode to becoming the inferno I want to see in the world…”
Meet 17-year-old Jaha Bella, member of Team Atlanta, going to Brave New Voices in July.
Get to know Ninel Nekay, 19, Atlanta’s Poet Laureate 2016-17 and a member of Team Atlanta, heading to Brave New Voices international poetry slam.
How sweet the sound
As the harmony floated about the bellies of slave ships…
Atlanta WordWorks Wednesday #ATLWWW Weekly poems from your Team Atlanta representatives of Brave New Voices 2017 DeAndre, 18, class of 2020 of Morehouse College and is the only male on AWW’s Team Atlanta this season. With his own unique D.C.-native niche (we’re still learning the slang) he enhances the wisdom of the team. A painter […]