Mady Park – “Asian girls love hip hop…”

Performing at the 2018 Get Lit Classic Slam.

“We are the breath before the verse.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Mady Park, 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

Send us your poetry! 2018 Chapbook Contest is open Now – January 15th, 2019! Submit Here!

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