if you’re around the DC area, i hope to see you this saturday at 5pm at the downtown 5th & K Busboys and Poets where i am co-hosting the Youth Open Mic. it goes down every 3rd saturday of the month, same time, same place.
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you will find the beltway poetry slam bringing the best and most varied performance poets from dc, md, and va coming together to compete with their own original creative words. email@example.com for more info.
for the next installment of the beltway poetry slam!
i am competing against some of the best performance poets in the dc area, and i’m already shakin in me boots! no joke. except for the fact that i’m not wearing boots in this weather. it is crazy hot out today.
but if you can come out to busboys and poets on friday, may 14th at 10pm to support me in this slam, i will really appreciate it. i need all the love, support, and noise i can get. the more the audience loves my poems the higher the scores the judges will give me and the more likely i will be able to place in the top 4. that’s all i need to do. just make the top 4.
i’m still working on new pieces to do that night, and no, i will not share them until then (unless we’re really close). the competition is extremely talented. 3 of the poets i’m competing against won a NUSPA (national underground spoken word poetry award) for best poet, writer or performer. i won one too (yay!), but mine was for my work in the community, not my performance. and at the slam they ain’t judging on nobility or good work outside the stage. i just got 3 minutes to wow the judges and make them put up 10’s. basically, i’m scared y’all. help me out!
will be rockin the mic friday night in columbia heights. you gotta come check this out. and it’s free! no haters. hope to see you and ur peeps there. if not, we gots another one on march 5th at the … Continue reading
hope you can make it.
this is gonna be a crazy awesome fun show. and guess what, it’s totally FREE!
no age restriction, no cover charge, no problems. donations are always appreciated.