Former International Poetry Slam Champion Gayle Danley narrates this intimate podcast where SLYC families in West Baltimore tell their real stories. They reveal what they’ve learned about hope, family, and survival through the art of spoken word poetry and music.

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Learn about poets, families involved with this heart warming production.

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Schedule a Listening Session

If you would like to schedule a listening session and workshop with one of our families and poets, contact:


Gayle Danley

CEO, Poetry Pros

Former National & International Poetry Slam Champion

Maryland Library Association Poet of the Year

Kennedy Center’s Master Teaching Artist

(240) 475-8858

gayleddd@aol.com