“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
“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 […]