Redwood’s slam poetry team utilized their rhythmic skills, intertwining and contorting their poetic verses and styles, to win their sixth consecutive Tri-School Poetry Slam on Wednesday night.
The annual Drake, Redwood, and Tam face off was held at the Drake High School Theater, where the teams went through three rounds of judging to secure the 2015 title and the event’s admission money as a prize.
Redwood’s team is composed of senior Sabrina Nargiz, juniors Olivia Sinclair, Jason Seavey, and Jake Baldwin, and sophomores Eric Ahern, Stephanie Oh, and Alberto Deleon.
As the competition unfolded, the teams went head to head, with Tam winning the first round by .4 points, and Redwood securing the second round in a tie breaker.
The last round consisted of the group poems, where Redwood performed their winning collaborative piece, “Brains.”
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“Evolution” by Stephanie Oh
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“A Poem for my Mom” by Alberto Deleon
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“No Hands Minivan” by Olivia Sinclair
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Untitled by Jason Seavey
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“Clocks” by Olivia Sinclair and Sabrina Nargiz
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“Icarus” by Eric Ahern
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“Brains” by the Redwood slam poetry team