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Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:05:03
THANK YOUUUU
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:05:05
my good sis
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:05:27
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Stacy B
01:05:29
you were all amazing
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:05:32
Thanks you all xxx
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:05:44
Changing the game
Gabby({G})they
01:06:42
Yes Legacy and Mari tied and congrats everyone 👏🏿 👏🏿 👏🏿
Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers) - Volunteer/Bout Manager
01:06:44
LegacyMariHannahSophiaJocelyn
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:06:51
these poets are poet-ing frr
Emily Blackwelder
01:06:51
you all did amazing !
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:06:54
love to see it
Gabby({G})they
01:07:07
😂 the thirst is too real in 2021 💦
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:07:14
Gooo Legacyyy
Gabby({G})they
01:07:25
You got it
Gabby({G})they
01:07:28
Take ur time
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:07:51
its her cadence mann Legacy really does this
Emily Blackwelder
01:08:20
they're so amazing at portraying emotion between the language and voice and body language! wow.
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:09:11
"I never thought it would be a round trip but here we are"
Sacrifical Poet
01:09:15
amazing
Gabby({G})they
01:09:27
A reunion of first luvverz
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:09:27
Thank you
Gabby({G})they
01:09:29
Beautiful
Gabby({G})they
01:09:43
Come ooooooone 10!
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:09:49
Gooo Mari!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:09:56
COME ON SAVVIII
Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers) - Volunteer/Bout Manager
01:10:42
WOWWWW
Gabby({G})they
01:11:50
“Home is spelled with the letter HAICHE”
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:12:00
cmmonnnn
Emily Blackwelder
01:12:09
yessss
Gabby({G})they
01:12:20
“The tongue is the strongest muscle so why you saying we speak broken language”
Britt
01:12:25
beautiful
Britt
01:12:33
woohoo
Emily Blackwelder
01:12:37
!!!!
Gabby({G})they
01:12:42
“There ain’t a wound you can’t singsong life back into”
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:12:42
GO HEADDDDD SAVVIII
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:12:44
UGHHH
Gabby({G})they
01:12:47
🔥 🔥 🔥
Gabby({G})they
01:13:00
Cmonnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn 10
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:13:01
WOWOW
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:13:03
<3
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:13:22
thank you Parkerrr <#
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:13:25
*<3
Gabby({G})they
01:13:26
Yes black babies take the leadddddd
Gabby({G})they
01:14:09
“Write/Right my pain into a summer sunset”
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:14:17
literally felt all thiss
Sandy Sprague
01:14:25
These poems just keep getting better and better!
Gabby({G})they
01:14:30
Breathing as survivors guilt! Chileeeeee
Gabby({G})they
01:14:36
👏🏿
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:14:37
'where joy wraps around my body like a long lost lover" woww
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:14:46
YUP
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:14:51
NEXT PROTEST OR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
Gabby({G})they
01:14:57
PROTEST OR PEACE WHEWWWW
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:15:03
DYING FOR FREEDOM OR LIVING IN YOUR LAMENT YUP SPEAK ON IT
Emily Blackwelder
01:15:20
!!!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:15:25
felt this way all through out quarantine smh
Gabby({G})they
01:15:35
YES BLACK REPRODUCTIVE MORTALITY
Gabby({G})they
01:15:42
yup yup line it upppppp
Gabby({G})they
01:15:47
No small featttt
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:16:05
i could write a thesis paper on this
Sandy Sprague
01:16:20
there are deep emotions in this poem
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:16:21
"can never talk yourself out of your skin"
Gabby({G})they
01:16:26
PERIODT
Britt
01:16:32
"can't talk yourself out of a bullet"
Britt
01:16:39
wonderful
Gabby({G})they
01:17:04
“Will you still push for D&I when no one is pushing you”
Sandy Sprague
01:17:13
that was AMAZING!
Sandy Sprague
01:17:15
<3
Keith D. Lee
01:17:16
10
Gabby({G})they
01:17:17
Thank you Hannah Parker
Gabby({G})they
01:17:25
10 10 10 10 10
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:17:34
okaaayyy
Sacrifical Poet
01:17:37
snaps
Gabby({G})they
01:17:38
Yessssssssssssss
Gabby({G})they
01:17:42
GOOD
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:17:43
WOWWWW GO HEADDD YESSS
Sandy Sprague
01:17:46
WOOOOOOO!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:17:50
shes my friend too guys
Britt
01:17:51
woohoo!!!!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:17:53
so beautiful
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:17:58
GO HEAD FRIEND
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:18:02
go offf poet!!!
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:18:13
Thank you too much everyone Love you Mari and Legacy❤️
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:18:47
Cmmonnn!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:18:55
yes Sophiaaa
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:19:05
tell them about these college classes lol
Abraham Holleran
01:19:22
ive felt this lol
Emily Blackwelder
01:19:30
"your every expression is on display" yup !!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:19:44
that no commute part is probably the best part of zoom lol talk to emmm
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:19:49
Heavy on the forget your pants!!1
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:20:20
lol i still be a little late LMAOO i luv this poem
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:20:23
yes SOPHIA
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:20:23
yesssssss
Gabby({G})they
01:20:30
Yasssss
Sacrifical Poet
01:20:31
lovely
Abraham Holleran
01:20:34
strange beauty! like it!
Gabby({G})they
01:20:35
Zoom ugh lol
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:20:49
shout out to zoom for making this Slam still possible lol
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:21:26
get free poet!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:21:44
mmm
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:22:09
Amazing !
Abraham Holleran
01:22:10
life i used to have... hmm
Emily Blackwelder
01:22:11
great job !
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:22:12
"a life i used to have"
Gabby({G})they
01:22:13
Yes poet!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:22:20
definitely felt that
Slammer 3 Jocelyn Reera
01:22:51
Thank you!!!
Sandy Sprague
01:23:04
Thank you all for these wonderful poems!
Gabby({G})they
01:23:17
Thank you for MCing Justice!!!
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:23:19
y'all poets are amazing!!! wooo!!!!!
Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers) - Volunteer/Bout Manager
01:24:53
Forget the TIME!!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:24:59
efff the timee
Gabby({G})they
01:25:02
Fuck capitalist time!!!
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:25:03
Linear time is famously garbage
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:25:08
all my friends hate linear time
Gabby({G})they
01:25:10
Congrats everyone
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:25:18
boo linear time
Gabby({G})they
01:25:23
Take ur time Mari!!!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:25:30
GOOOO POET
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:26:09
THIS IS MY FAVEEE
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:26:22
Love this oneeee
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:26:40
“No 4c could have 4seen this!!”
Emily Blackwelder
01:27:00
"cultures and customs were the only things to keep us afloat"
Gabby({G})they
01:27:33
“These cornrows once lit up the path to freedom” “without us would you KNOW THE WAY”
Gabby({G})they
01:28:03
You better tell the mf truthhhhhhh
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:28:07
cmooonnn
Emily Blackwelder
01:28:14
yesss
Gabby({G})they
01:28:20
A tender head wasn’t gonna pave the way to our rights and magic
Gabby({G})they
01:28:25
YES
Gabby({G})they
01:28:34
BONNETS SINCE BONDAGE
diannetarpy
01:28:37
Well done
Abraham Holleran
01:28:43
this is a really engaging poem
Gabby({G})they
01:28:47
NAPS STAY WOKE
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:28:48
periodddddd
Gabby({G})they
01:29:00
Tennnnnn
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:29:22
thank yall for your energyyy and support
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:29:29
yes legacyyy
Gabby({G})they
01:29:32
Take your time Legacy
Emily Blackwelder
01:29:33
<3
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:29:39
Gooo Legacyyy!!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:30:15
"MY WORDS WRITE A POEM ABOUT MY BLACKNESS"
Justice Gaines
01:30:37
Zoom be like that
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:31:08
mmmmmmm
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:31:40
"because it happened to us we must right about it..right" it really be like that smh
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:32:04
Right.
Gabby({G})they
01:32:25
They said Bojangles whereeee chuck and jive for whomstttrr
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:32:26
"go demarcuss sounds a lot like dance nigga" wow
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:32:40
"how many times have you heard this piece before" wowww x2
Emily Blackwelder
01:32:52
amazing work !!!
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:33:05
Felt that Legacy
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:33:07
legacy left us with so much to think about
Gabby({G})they
01:33:16
Yessssss
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:33:30
yesss hpp
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:33:30
WOOO
Gabby({G})they
01:33:39
Yes Hannah!!!! Take your black TIME
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:33:51
okurrt
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:35:19
AYEEEOOOOO
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:35:19
"we be so in sync sometimes we got the same heart beat"
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:35:21
GO OFF
Emily Blackwelder
01:35:25
loovee this
Gabby({G})they
01:35:28
You my bro and my ho!!!!!!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:35:38
Iconic ^
Gabby({G})they
01:35:49
Last life last night !
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:36:06
YES
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:36:07
been giving us rhyme scheme and rhythm this whole nightt yes Hannah
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:36:56
hannahhh this was so tender and sweet and real
Emily Blackwelder
01:36:59
^^
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:37:00
GON HEADDDDDDD
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:37:02
UGHHHHH
Gabby({G})they
01:37:16
You will!! Plenty o niggas who will respect and love your ocean !
Nina Carroll MD
01:37:39
sweet lovely poem and reading
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:37:48
GO SOPHIA
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:38:19
"worlds held in fingerprints"
Abraham Holleran
01:38:29
mountains of meaning, even in the platonic... dang
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:38:40
Charting entire landscapes within
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:38:42
i said it once but ill say it again
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:38:45
Love it!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:38:45
ELOQUENT
Emily Blackwelder
01:38:49
beautiful work all night
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:38:58
Indeed
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:39:00
come on diction comeo on visualizationnn
Gabby({G})they
01:39:06
Intimate platonic connection! YeSSS
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:39:12
complex and soft spokenn
Abraham Holleran
01:39:32
^ well said
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:39:35
Gooooo!!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:39:56
that's real
Abraham Holleran
01:39:56
let's get it Jocelyn!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:40:13
yes Jocelyn
Abraham Holleran
01:40:17
Personal poem, I like it!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:40:20
Such a sweet piece
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:40:26
Honest, love it.
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:40:30
relatable and raw
Emily Blackwelder
01:40:31
so sweet !
Gabby({G})they
01:40:31
👏🏿
Tatiana (judge/she/her)
01:40:59
Lovely work everyone. So honored to have experienced your poems.
Stacy B
01:41:07
amazing amazing amazing
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:41:10
Forrealll
Sacrifical Poet
01:41:11
you all are so very talented
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:41:11
congrats everyone!!
Slammer 3 Jocelyn Reera
01:41:12
Thank you all so very much!!! <3 <3
Abraham Holleran
01:41:19
Thanks for the poems guys, I didn't think I'd like this as much as I did haha
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:41:25
y'all are amazing!!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:41:26
yall did that
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:41:31
yes justiceee
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:41:32
yesssssss
Stacy B
01:41:34
yesss
Usman
01:41:37
Awesome work everyone!!!
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:41:37
yes justice yesssss
Emily Blackwelder
01:41:42
this was so much fun and I loved all of your pieces so much !!
Bette Bland
01:41:48
Great work everyone! This is a jewell!
Keith D. Lee
01:41:50
Yes all the poets did well
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:41:53
off the strength of the title alonei luv this poem
Gabby({G})they
01:42:17
Yessss rent money!!! Scarcity Whereeee
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:42:18
"never have to buy a meal using their rent money"
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:42:30
SURVIVAL WILL NOT BE A LUXURY
Emily Blackwelder
01:42:31
survival will not be a luxury
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:42:33
#inshallahhh
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:42:34
Survival will not be a luxury
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:42:38
AAHGHH
Gabby({G})they
01:42:39
“Survival will not be a luxury”
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:42:43
i love how we all felt that one line especially
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:43:02
The setting
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:43:04
mmm
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:43:14
concert of joy
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:43:22
HONEY!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:43:23
mmm!!!!!
Emily Blackwelder
01:43:36
lovveee this energy so much
Gabby({G})they
01:43:39
Rocking them neck chains !!!!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:43:42
Mm damn
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:43:45
Damn wtf
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:43:48
help someone fall in love w themselves and only chains we rocking is on our neck gott it
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:44:05
THE FUCKING EUPHORIA
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:44:08
imagery going crazy
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:44:10
THE JOYYY
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:44:15
YESSS
Volunteer Cathy (she/her) Fahey
01:44:19
wanting laughter to be the loudest sound!
Gabby({G})they
01:44:19
YesSsssssssssss!!!!!! JUSTICE HOW DARE
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:44:21
i need the whole last stanza written down and framed somewhere
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:44:22
This helps me connect to my inner child
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:44:24
YES JUSTICE YE
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:44:24
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Stacy B
01:44:38
thank you for the beautiful poems everyone!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:44:55
GO HEAD LEGG
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:45:06
not the linear time striking again
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:45:13
double homicide smh
Abraham Holleran
01:45:41
glad you guys didnt cut the poems short
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:45:44
Why even have it honestly, time sucks
Abraham Holleran
01:45:45
G
Britt
01:45:48
woohoo
Abraham Holleran
01:45:49
go jocelyn wooo!!
Stacy B
01:46:06
woo!
Britt
01:46:09
woot woot
Abraham Holleran
01:46:18
Amazing job you all!!
Britt
01:46:19
whoop whoop
Britt
01:46:32
Youser!
Gabby({G})they
01:46:41
YES MARI
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:46:44
CONGRATS MARI!!!!
Britt
01:46:47
go Mari!!!!!!
Emily Blackwelder
01:46:48
CONGRATS
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:46:49
thank yall
Volunteer Cathy (she/her) Fahey
01:46:50
yay mari
Stacy B
01:46:51
woo woo woo!
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:46:53
for your words and good vibess
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:46:54
YASSSSS
Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:46:59
awesome job everyone!!!!
Britt
01:47:04
MP Carver - Festival Director - She/hers
01:47:11
Congratulations Mariama! What a wonderful way to end the first full day of the Festival! Thank you poets and judges!! Thank you Justice for hosting, and thank you Crystal for organizing!!!!!!!
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:47:16
Yes!!!!
Britt
01:47:17
woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:47:18
My ig is @legacythornton
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:47:22
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Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:47:22
Instagram: @adiyaatu.u
Keith D. Lee
01:47:29
Very good job MC Justice!!!!
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:47:37
Facebook: Legacy Thornton
Slammer 1 Hannah Parker
01:47:39
Follow me @FRECKLEDFANATIC on Instagram <3
Gabby({G})they
01:47:58
Someone please save and email me this chat!!!! Gabriellamomah@gmail.com
Gabby({G})they
01:48:00
🙏🏿
Abraham Holleran
01:48:11
thanks judges
Slammer 5 Legacy (she/they)
01:48:11
Me too please
Slammer 4. Mariama Savage (She/her)
01:48:13
email- mari.savage22@gmail.com
Peter Orlovsky (He/Him) - Volunteer
01:48:24
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Judge Mae Fraser (they/she)
01:48:24
woooo!!
Volunteer Cathy (she/her) Fahey
01:48:26
I'll save the chat and send it to Crystal