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

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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 and International Poetry Slam Champion

Maryland Library Association Poet of the Year

(240) 475-8858

gayleddd@aol.com