She decided to take the opportunity to not only enter, but also raise awareness about suicide and the responsibility that we ALL have to bring this to an end.
This topic is more important than any competition.
In fact,it's an honour, privilege and also a responsibility to talk about suicide.It's never about the platform, it's always about the people that are listening, and the opportunity to offer hope.
Licy Be is now looking forward to sharing this powerful piece at the Sydney Opera House for the Australian Poetry Slam National Finals where she will compete against the best poets in Australia on 16 October 16 alongside State Champion Luka Buchanan.
“Bubbling up from Australia's underground is a cutting edge poetry, no longer bound up in books or lecture theatres" -Rachel Olding – Sydney Morning Herald
So, if your keen to check out the slam finals at the Sydney Opera House, grab a ticket here, book a flight and we will see ya there!