View Mobile Site

Award-winning slam poet visits area school

POSTED: November 15, 2013 11:46 p.m.

Poet Jonida Beqo, also known as Gypsee Yo, performs Friday for Da Vinci Academy and World Language Academy eighth-grade students. Her performance primarily focused on the human experience and bullying. The award-winning slam poet, based in Atlanta, also conducted some writing exercises with students, who are finishing up a unit in poetry. Slam poetry is performed in front of an audience, often during a competition between poets, with emphasis put on not just what the poem says but how it is delivered.


Already have an account? If so just LOG IN HERE.

Don't have an account? Sign up!


An ALL-INCLUSIVE
Times 2 Go Subscription is required to continue reading more than 10 stories per month.
Print and digital packages, including an online-only option, begin at only $9.28 per month.

Having problems?


I've forgotten my username. Click here to retrieve it.

I've forgotten my password. Click here to reset it.

I never received a verfication message. The most likely culprit is a spam filter. If you don't find it there, we'll be happy to help. Send us a message and we'll work to resolve this quickly. We'll need your e-mail address or username to assist.

I have another issue. Write to us here. Please include your e-mail address and username.

Gypsee Yo: Poetry slam

Slam poet Gypsee Yo does at presentation at The Da Vinci Academy. Yo came to the United States from Albania.


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 The Times, Gainesville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...