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Poetry slam furthers change in Ogden community

See all stories on this topicFour of the state’s top young poets competed in a Champions’ Slam last week to raise funds for the first homeless youth shelter in Utah. The Champions’ Slam, in which all competitors must have won at least one poetry slam before or have had their works published, was organized by Weber State students, Westminster’s Slam Poetry Club and the non-profit group Wasatch Wordsmiths.Link!

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 The haunting poetry of a Chinese factory worker who committed suicide: The poems, translated at the leftist website Libcom.org, are a wrenching echo of the alienation and hardship felt by countless people in modern China and, for that matter, in other parts of the develo...
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