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Community hosts poetry slam at Yum!

Junior Lexi Lee performs at the Nest sponsored event, April 18. Lee's poem was about the mental illness of perfectionism.

Tjessa Arradondo

May 4, 2018

According to Susan Budig, co-host of the Nest Yum! Poetry slam session, the night of Wednesday April 18th held an inspiring collective of generations coming together to share their personal stories on mental health. “At first I wasn’t sure about the theme which was mental health, but it was fa...

Poetry jam to focus on mental health

Parkway Pizza hosts trivia April 6 in part-
nership with the SLP Nest. The SLP Nest is also sponsor-
ing the poetry jam April 18.

Marta Hill

April 11, 2018

As the poetry jam at yum! kitchen and bakery rapidly         approaches SLP Nest board member Lara Cleveland said she hopes it will attract a diverse group. “I think (the poetry jam) will be a fun time to hear about other people’s experiences and share words,” Cleveland said. “I would love...

Junior expresses himself through poems

Junior Adam Kowski writes a poem during class on Monday, Nov. 6. He uploads his poems to his Instagram account dedicated to poetry. Follow him @poems_by_kowski on Instagram.

Abby Intveld

November 15, 2017

When did you start writing poetry? I started writing poetry when my grandpa died. His death was really big in my life because he’s the one that got me started with bowling, and we’d always hang out on the weekends over the summer. I hadn’t lost any family members before him, so when he died it hit...

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