In South Florida, spoken word poetry is hugely popular among teenagers. Most high schools have teams which compete in the annual Louder Than a Bomb tournament. So being hailed as the best individual poet among hundreds of peers is quite an honor. Anna Bayuk owns that title for this year, being named South Florida Youth Poet Laureate by the Jason…
The youth poetry festival Louder Than A Bomb may have been cancelled due to the pandemic, but NBC 6’s Ari Odzer spoke to one teen who’s still finding ways to speak out.