Slam for Orlando

You have heard by now of the largest mass shooting in United States history: On June 12, 2016 a gunman opened fire at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, taking the lives of 49 individuals and injuring dozens of others. It is perfectly natural to feel anger, sadness, and confusion in response to this situation. While it is easy to lean towards more negative emotions, it is important not to forget the undeniable good that you (yes, YOU) can do just by using your voice. As poets, you have the power to communicate your feelings through the written word and send comfort in ways no one else can.


We would like to open this slam as a space for you to express your messages to the families directly affected by this tragedy as well as the residents of Orlando. Please keep this a positive space and be kind and courteous to others as we all heal together.  

 

See also: 7 Tips for Writing About LGBTQ Issues

 

 

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