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Paul - Spoken Word

Paul’s Spoken Word | One

Author: Bilori Paul Sophomore at Rock Island High School Honorable Mention Live Arts Contest | High School Poetry | Spoken Word _________________________________________________________________________________________ One It was like I was stuck in two different worlds 2008

No More

Author: Imoni Brooks Senior at Da Vinci Design High School Honorable Mention Live Arts Contest | High School Poetry _________________________________________________________________________________________ I hate the city. It’s a convenience for transportation and what not, but
Stars

Excuse Me

Author: Lexi Baysinger Undergraduate Junior at Greenville College 3rd place Live Arts Contest | Undergrad Poetry _________________________________________________________________________________________ “I love that you’re that kind of black person” Excuse me? “You just don’t take offence to

time’s waltz

Author: Mandy Pennington Undergraduate Freshman at Greenville College 2nd place Live Arts Contest | Undergrad Poetry _________________________________________________________________________________________ time’s waltz hourglass beach sand trickling trickling like falling off a cliff the tiny

Salted

Author: Madeline Kohlberg Undergraduate Senior at Greenville College 1st place Live Arts Contest | Undergrad Poetry _________________________________________________________________________________________ Salted you feel as though you’ve lost it, lying on a bed of broken

Him

Author: Eliza Newman Year: Junior at USC 2nd place Live Arts Contest     Him   You fall in love Faster than a calendar changes pages It happens so over and

Secrets of the House

Author: Kaleigh DePetro Grade: 11th at Woodbridge Senior High School 2nd place Live Arts Contest     Secrets of the House   There are secrets in this house. I can feel

Leaf in the Fall

Author: Lexi Baysinger Year: Sophomore at Greenville College   Leaf in the Fall It had been a good year. I still remember unfolding from the bud that I started out as

Rooted

Author: Annie Reyes Year: Sophomore at Greenville College   Rooted She resembled an oak tree. Tethered by the seasons that carved their initials unto its trunk. Not once shaken by the

Black and White

Author: Sophie Jupillat Year: Senior at Rollins College  Black and White Black high heels clicking on the smooth cement, white from the morning sun White collared shirt, with shadows black, the