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Poetry slam shows talent among creative writing classes

December 22, 2011

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MARISSA DAY '14 | Academics Editor On Thursday Dec. 17, Harry Campion and his Creative Writing Class hosted a poetry slam and open mic at the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Library. The night started off with an open mic portion...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ by Kayla Mays ’12

December 20, 2011

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This poem was read during the actual slam. It recieved high marks among judges, but did not place in the Top 3. KAYLA MAYS  '12 | Special to The Tower Pulse I am cursed with many things, Even those that interest me. S...

‘In Just a Second’ by Irina DiGiovanni ’12

December 20, 2011

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IRINA DIGIOVANNI '12 | Special to The Tower Pulse In just a second, everything is different. In just a second, life flashes before our eyes. In just a second, everything is in flames. In just a second, pain is constant as breat...

‘To the Children of the World’ by Josh Dauphinais ’14

December 20, 2011

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Another contributing poem to the open mic portion of the night. JOSH DAUPHINAIS '14 | Special to The Tower Pulse To the children of the world, I write to you to say. Please don’t take your life, Please live ano...

‘Dad’ by Landon Roberts ’12

December 20, 2011

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Another poem read during the open mic portion of the poetry slam. LANDON ROBERTS '12 | Special to The Tower Pulse Broken home with no hope, Bound by false promises and anger. Blaming the world because he had no r...

‘Jackie’ by Autumnbre Moore ’14

December 20, 2011

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This poem was read in the open mic poetry reading where anything can be read. There are no judges in this portion of the night: Moore started off the event with "Jackie." AUTUMNBRE MOORE '14 | Special to The Tower Pulse She’s beautifu...