Found Letters to My Granddaughter

March 8, 2013

PRESENTED AS PART OF LOUDER THAN A BOMB

 
Found Letters to My Granddaughter is a team piece performed by the poetry team of Walter Payton College Prep: senior Max Bouvagnet, 18, junior Kamaria Woods, 17, junior Morgan Aranda, 17, and senior Henry Nash, 17. This was the second year of competition for Max, Henry and Morgan, and the first for Kamaria.
 
 
Their piece is about a veteran and his wife struggling to cope with the effects of his illness.
 

The largest of its kind in the world, Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) is Chicago’s rapidly-growing teen poetry festival, taking place February 16 - March 9, 2013, at various venues around Chicago. Aiming to bring teens together across racial, gang, and socio-economic lines, LTAB is a friendly competition that emphasizes self-expression and community via poetry, oral story-telling, and hip-hop spoken word.

Click here to hear all the other 2013 recordings, alongside over 200 Louder Than a Bomb Finalist pieces recorded by Chicago Public Media (WBEZ-Chicago) over the past nine years.