Thomas Elementary School performs at 2016 Poetry Slam!

Thomas Elementary School performs at 2016 Poetry Slam!



everybody please put your hands together for Thomas elementary school good evening we are the level Thomas Tigers join your coaches LT will be performing three poems I am we are powerful and I read to be sit back and enjoy our show I am strong because I've been weak I'm friendless because I've been afraid I am wise because I've been foolish we know this because we go through this every day and without God we wouldn't be here to appreciate the things that we have and before I grab another plate I'm pairing the guard exit for another day when I wake up I'm praying to God asking to protect me and keep me safe we build these walls around us to keep us safe but yet brick by brick piece by piece we separate unnoticed because I see this every day we don't do this for people say we do this for people who need a break I'm just glad I could show people God in many ways [Applause] I will rather be not clean there being a chicken in my dream I would rather be respectful than the devil I had to be strong then weep I rather be a spy than light I'll rather be me they don't want to be I'll rather be smart than having my career dark I rather be good and not bad because I dreamed I've had the beat I got to be smart the rather be kept cool shoes or I would rather be a leader than the father er I would rather be working all day to sit at home not improving myself I'd rather be a leader than a follower cuz I could do more successful things alright I rather be peaceful than violet I better be giving the being selfish I rather have a home to have a cellphone I would rather be confused and abused I rather be spot to live on the street there's gonna be I'm a powerful young woman who raised my hand to speak I should be treated like Who I am and shall always be offered a seat they say Mandel but what about woman down yes a man not but what about women up there has never been a women president that's what I see so instead of telling my mom to vote for Trump I've been told my mom to vote for Hillary but now that I have a weak president in office I have no role model we have no jobs our lives are gonna be ruined wait now say I was I mean George unless you wanna follow me and become a stop I'm tired of all his disrespect all you had to do was vote but your vote didn't count some people will be able to live while earth goes around no one has the crown because it's buried underground just like our world because you pick Trump boys and girls we are Thomas yeah

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