Poetry, a New Competition for High Schoolers

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The 2010 documentary Louder Than a Bomb, shows how poetry offers a new opportunity for high school students to compete, socialize, and learn life lessons.  Greg Jacobs, one of the makers of the film, explained the passion and dedication that is shown by students on The Steve Cochran Show.

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Samantha Rivera performs poetry during a Louder Than a Bomb event hosted by Young Chicago Authors at Columbia College on Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011. (Brian Cassella/ Chicago Tribune)