Photos: Poetry slam in St. Paul

Poetry Slam
Californian Joyce Lee is one of the hundreds of poets from across the country competing in the 2010 National Poetry Slam in St. Paul, Minnesota.
MPR News Photo / Nikki Tundel

Hundreds of poets are in St. Paul for the 2010 National Poetry Slam. Spoken-word artists from across the country have come to show off both their writing and performance skills in front of thousands of spectators.

Through a series of elimination rounds, 76 teams will compete for the national championship. Reporter Nikki Tundel captured one of the festival's preliminary bouts at Camp in St. Paul.

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