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June 30, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2nd Floor of the Library

9015 Grand Ave.
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Mic on stage with lights giving off a bokeh effect
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Poetry Slam 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Enjoy an evening of spoken word poetry at the NRH Library’s 2022 Poetry Slam! You do not have to compete in the contest to attend. If you’d like to compete, bring your original poems or prose and show up a few minutes early to sign up for a time slot to read. Suggested for ages 17+.

Contest Details:

  • The contest is open to anyone age 17+; beginners are welcome!
  • Poetry can be written in any poetic style and on any subject.
  • Poems should not include sexist, racist, homophobic, or transphobic comments.
  • The poem in its entirety must be an original work by the person entering the contest. No plagiarism allowed.
  • Only one contest entry per person.
  • Music and props are okay and encouraged.
  • Remember to have fun!

Readings will be judged based on poetic technique, effectiveness, style, and creativity. Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place contestants.

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