Amani Kaur & Vanessa Tahay – “Your Mom” (Get Lit)

Performing at the 2017 Get Lit Classic Slam.

“My dad may bring the money, but my mom is what keeps this household together.”

Don’t miss this fabulous poem from Amani Kaur & Vanessa Tahay, 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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