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The 2000 National Poetry Slam
Paul Devlin directed this first in a series of National Poetry Slam Finals videos.
The hottest spoken word artists gather each year at the National Poetry Slam for a lip-slinging, mouth-mashing shoot out. If you think you know poetry watch this video and see the dusty, grade school memory turned upside down. Is it a new art form or a return to the raging roots of oral tradition? Gather round and feel the heat of these poets words. The 2000 Finals Night features 24 poets performing 31 poems.
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