Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Video: Slam poetry, 'A+DHD,' by Jaclyn Burton

Watch Jaclyn Burton, a Charlotte Latin senior, perform her slam poem, "A+DHD" below.

The poem won a silver award in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Slam poetry, or spoken word, is poetry that's performed to evoke certain emotions and reactions from the audience.

Jaclyn was featured in Young Achievers this week for winning Scholastic's top honor for her essay, "I am a series of numbers," which can be read in the post below.