Poetry slam

Winter poetry slam brings the heat

My only exposure to slam poetry before Monday night was Jonah Hill screaming “Cynthia” in 22 Jump Street. But there I was, trying to find a chair in a lamp-lit room of The Grad Club to watch my first poetry slam.Continue...

Snapping along to post-election blues

At this week’s Queen’s Poetry Slam at The Mansion, poets were encouraged to “Use Their Voice Now.” And voices were raised, mid-finals, to yell in unison about the inevitable apocalypse caused by president-elect Donald Trump.Continue...