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One of the first poetry slam videos that I have ever watched. This honestly hit home because it reminded me of my brother's situation. It's like every word and raw emotion that she expressed was a mirror of mine. The poet's name is Amjay Jimenez and this is her performance at the Knicks Poetry Slam in 2009.
Contributed by Evelyn Philistin
Technically this is a rap, but the rhythm and meter, and the structure of this piece highlights the typical sound and form of slam poetry. The pauses highlight significant points, and the diction and tone of his words further contribute to this being an example of slam poetry.
Contributed by Maddie Jewell