Poetry Jam Open to Students

nb_Poetry-Siklik Pic 1-adjThe Impossible Possibilities fifth annual Sik’lik Youth Poetry Slam and Writing Workshop will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. and the performance of live poetry from 6 to 8 p.m., November 21, at the Renzo Piano Pavilion, at Kimbell Art Museum, in Fort Worth. All middle and high school students (public, private or home school) in Tarrant or Dallas counties may apply. Each poetry slam contestant receives an original Sik’lik T-shirt, and finalists compete for additional prizes such as electronics and gift cards.

Students competing in the poetry slam competition must be ready to deliver two of their best and most powerful presentations of poetry or spoken word. Individual performances may not exceed three minutes. Guest judges will score the students on content, originality and presentation. The contestants with the highest score from round one will move onto round two and compete for a chance to claim the Sik’lik championship.

Admission is free. Location: 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth. Impossible Possibilities will not tolerate explicit, offensive or inappropriate language. Students must submit an online registration form to Tinyurl.com/FtWorthPoetrySlam by Nov. 13, to be eligible to perform. For more information, email Contact@ipdfw.org.

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