Youth Prophecy Poetry Contest Winners 2014

On June 13th, 2014 the Pauli Murray Project hosted a poetry circle event to honor the winners of the 2014 Youth Prophecy Poetry Contest! It was a lovely evening filled with interactive poetry, performance, and celebration!

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CHECK OUT footage of the 2014 contest winners below!!

Youth Prophecy Poetry Contest participant, Julia Illana, received an honorable mention for her written poem, “Legacy”, in the age 12-15 category. See her written poem  HERE

Pablo Finnamore received first place for his written poem, “The Ballad of Blind Reverend Gary Davis”, in the age 12-15 category. See his written poem HERE

Leidy Monks received second place for her written poem in the age 16-19 category. See her written poem here.

Justin Ching received first place for his written poem, “Letter to my Uncle”, in the 16-19 category. See his written poem here.

Mya Webb received second place for her spoken word piece, “Black Problems”. See her written poem here.

Madi Thirolle received first place for her spoken word piece, “Aphrodite Plays with Matches”. See her written poem here.