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Club Connect: WORD Poetry Club

WORD poetry clubWORD is the only USF club that explores poetry as a form of creative expression. The club focuses on nurturing, teaching, and encouraging the use of poetry as a tool for social change and understanding the world around us.

WORD Grand Slam

Five USF students are selected from the WORD Grand Slam to compete at the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). The invitational is an annual event for colleges from around the country to compete in slam poetry and attend writing workshops.

Lyricist Lounge

The Lyricist Lounge is a monthly open mic gathering where poets, MCs and musicians perform their work for fellow Dons. The University Center fourth floor lounge is transformed into a swank, safe space for creative expression and dialogue.

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