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Half-Pints, Whole Hearts: Congrats, King Elementary!

December 14, 2017

On Tuesday, December 5, the Half-Pints poets from Findley, Capitol View, Hillis, Samuelson, Stowe, Morris, and King Elementary took the stage to battle with their words for the golden boom box. Congrats to King Elementary for taking the golden prize! Much love to our resident photographer Eduardo Arana for capturing the magic.

Finals: 5th Annual Des Moines Teen Poetry Slam

May 15, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 15 youth poets slammed for their spot on Des Moines’ 2017 Brave New Voices team! Congratulations to our grand slam champion, Maddie Johnson, and Elhondra Brazzle, Julio Delgadillo, Jalesha Johnson, Shaddai Johnson, Miavliag Lee, and Tiana Warner for qualifying to represent our city! Much love to Eduardo Arana for capturing the power and essence of these incredible poets.

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