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What I'm Thankful For Slam


Phew! Well, you're in the homestretch-- it's almost a new year! And let's be honest here, the past year has been BIG. Either way you slice it, this year has been a tough one. Whether the obstacles you faced were personal, political, or both, you still made it. So take a minute to give yourself a congratulatory pat on the back. Go on, we'll wait.

To celebrate this time of year, we want to know what you're thankful for.

It's easy to get bogged down in the negatives, but it's important not to let that eclipse the good stuff. We've created this slam so you have a space to share what you're thankful for. Are you thankful for friends? family? for believing in yourself? Tell us and your fellow PowerPoets what makes you feel grateful (sharing those warm and fuzzy thoughts is also a super easy way to make everyone's day a little brighter).


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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
I am mixed. what does that mean today?I'm black and white there are expectations I must follow things I don't agree with.
5 hours 7 min ago
My Little Sister and I  
9 hours 37 min ago
I would like to give a big thanks to the ones that tried to pull me down even deeper than the cold, hard ground
17 hours 6 min ago
I've been over protective of my family and friends.
1 day 15 hours ago
There's a lot I have to say to the people that has and still been through a lot in life.
1 day 20 hours ago