Andres Gomez and Andres Perez – “Mom Is Never Wrong”

Performing at the 2018 Get Lit Classic Slam.

“I don’t have to translate my native language to satisfy your needs, because you never worry about our needs.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Andres Gomez and Andres Perez, performing during the 2018 Get Lit Words Ignite Classic Slam, the largest youth poetry tournament in Southern California. Order Get Lit Rising today at, and join the #LiteraryRiot at

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