This semi-final bout will be remembered for a long time. It was interrupted by a fire, hampered by a noise regulation, and finally ended by a poet’s medical emergency. The entire bout had to be re-done on Saturday.
Berkeley Poetry Slam (Berkeley, CA)
Legendary Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
Oakland Poetry Slam (Oakland, CA)
Providence Poetry Slam (Providence, RI)
Salt City Slam (Salt Lake City, UT)
Photos by Richard Beaubien