Because this world is your ocean
Take off your shoes and get your feet wet
Build a boat and sail above it
Take lessons -- let the wind be your guide
Put on scuba gear and explore how amazing it is
Grab a plastic bucket
Build a sandcastle
Name it after a loved one who has passed
Watch the tide wash it away
And accept that all things are temporary
-- Vogue Robinson
Every year, hundreds gather for the National Poetry Slam. These poetic performers sometimes drop iambic pentameter, other times they go for free verse. Four Las Vegans will be making the trip to Boston later in August for the competition, something Las Vegas teams have never won. They join us to share what it’s like to recite and perform poems for points and what winning could mean for the city’s reputation.
Albert Joseph Moyer, Coach
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