Tabatha Perez – “History” (Get Lit)

Performing at the 2018 Get Lit Classic Slam.

“My grandma doesn’t post pictures of me on Facebook anymore. In fact, she’s deleted every trace of me. But she can’t delete our history.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Tabatha 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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