Atlanta teens created a music video with the band Secondhand Swagger to create an interpretation of their song and bring their vision to life. It was an adventure. We followed the story of a band member’s conflicts and separation…
Events like this remind everyone that teens do a have a voice — a loud and creative one at that.
I have no clue why she would be dressed up this nicely at a train station but that is non of my business/ The point is that I wanted to complement her/ But being that most of my friends are women/I’ve heard enough creeper horror stories to know that if I didn’t approach her correctly/
I could go down in her own history book as another creepy ass guy on the train trying to holler/So I didn’t/I still don’t
Ace Apollo’s single, “Be Safe,” tells the story of his friend Gooch, a “fallen soldier” who was a victim of gun violence in his own community.
“This land of the free robbed you of your freedom/spit on your identity and race/then treated you more Mexican than human…” Ivan, 18, spits powerful poetry as part of the Atlanta Word Works team at Brave New Voices 2016.
Jaha Bela, 16, is competing in this summer’s Brave New Voices slam poetry competition. “Stop looking for your bones in another man’s closet/Searching for yourself in the beds of others is not searching at all…”
Five talented teens from Atlanta head to Washington D.C. for the international Brave New Voices slam poetry competition. Meet them and their poetry.
Slam poet and Spelman student Nia Lundkvist, 18, brings powerful original poetry to Brave New Voices this month as part of the Atlanta Word Works team.
As the Atlanta Word Works team goes to Washington D.C. to compete in Brave New Voices, July 12-16, we are proud to share their work. Ninel Nekay, 18, is a student at Kennesaw State University. When did you first start writing poetry? I started writing when I was 15-years-old. What inspired you to start writing poetry? I used to […]
Lakeside student Victoria, 15, brings “Sandcastles and Bottles” to Brave New Voices 2016. “This was my passion/Writing was my addiction/Drinking was his own’…”