Patricia Smith – “All Purpose Product”

Performing at the Get Lit Classic Slam.

“Can I use this to scrub the uncontrollable black
from the surface of my daughter?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Patricia Smith, featuring during the finals of the 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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