Poetry Slams: Reasserting Poetry's Oral Tradition Video (DVD)
As poetry slams are gaining in popularity in coffee houses across the country, this video delves deep into the root of the sensation by interviewing some of the most prominent practitioners of the art - Roger Bonair-Augard and Ariana Waynes. These masters of the poetry slam describe the art itself and how it can affect lives for the better. Take a peek into the ways in which poetry slamming gives creative outlets to people who are empowered by having a stage for their voices and being able to be heard. Also take a trip into the daily perils of at-risk children and see how the poetry slam itself may be helping these kids to get off of the streets and into something creative.