Mila Cuda – “Word Problem” (Get Lit)

Performing at the 2017 Get Lit Classic Slam.

“I’ve got a word problem. I keep meaning to ask for help, but won’t admit I’m hurting.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Mila Cuda, performing during the finals of the 2017 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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