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Haiku Slam, featuring Yisrael!

March 28th, 2018 at 8:00pm
235 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
Signups start at 7:00pm
$3 Entrance Fee

Be prepared for a unique night of poetry: head-to-head haiku battles, where the entire audience judges who will go on to the next round! It’s a sometimes-irreverent, sometimes-improvised night of fun that only happens once a year! Come out and throw your best haiku, or come watch others duke it out!

About Our Feature

Yisrael is a poet, music apostle, and art evangelist. He is a National Poetry Slam finalist, the 2010 Dallas Poetry Grind Slam Champion, the 2014 PSI National Haiku Champion, the 2017 Seattle Poetry Champ, and cofounder of Mic Check a Texas based poetry non profit. He loves you the way Kanye loves Kanye.


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