The youth slam poetry culture may be stronger than its ever been.
There are hundreds of groups around the nation, and even globally, that support the spoken words of teens and even younger demographics.
Slam poetry is a positive step toward building a better nation, and we're starting them young.
We're giving them voices as an alternative to, well...let's just say 'other trouble'.
The world should know that the opinion and the feelings of every kid around matters and can make a difference. Slam poetry is a forum where they can be heard; in many instances and thanks to the internet, their words and voices are heard by millions. Call it a revolution? Maybe. I say its a start.
Here are some slam poems I came across from our nation's youth that really impacted me - I hope you feel the force and passion these young poets have.
5 Astounding Slam Poems From Our Nation's Youth