Maya Martin talked with poet Clementine von Radics about
To that Black Girl. You are not ugly, you are just broke. Those celebrities wouldn’t be nothing without those clothes, makeup, and implants. Your future husband is going to love you, girl.
VOX alum Caliph Riley III shares a poem from his new book, “Tongue The Trigga.”
This week’s VOX Teen Poetry piece comes from Avanti who asks, “If purity is crushed so easily, Are there any good souls left in this world?”
“When I have a daughter I will teach her, her importance and her worth, And that she has every right to hold any field on the face of the earth”
Our very own Ogechi Ofodu has some poetic advice for all of the little black boys living in America: Run.
VOX contributor Alia Samone’s latest poem reminds us of Billie Holliday’s haunting song.
Our Atlanta Word Works team showed up and showed out at the 2017 Brave New Voices Grand Slam Finals in San Francisco.
This month, the teens of VOX Media Café are exploring the city, the metro region we call home. Atlanta. We’ll be sharing poetry, reflections, reported stories and more. Want to weigh in? Share what ATL means to you at firstname.lastname@example.org. Refining the A Seein’ my city change in ways I just can’t place. We got […]
“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