The Downey Legend

Poetry Slam 2019

Michelle Salinas, Videographer March 22, 2019

On Nov.13, at the Stay Gallery, poetry club members gather for the 3rd consecutive poetry reading. Poets read passages from The Lummox, a book filled with original poems written by several of the poets there.

Poetry Matters

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor December 9, 2014

On Nov. 13, the Stay Gallery held their monthly slam poetry night. This event was attended by a group of familiar faces who joined together to read their poems that had been published in the book of Lummox...

 In the comfort of his A.P. English class senior Philip Shimada resumes work on a piece of poetry for his own enjoyment, May 28. Shimada is known among his classmates for composing beautiful poetic lines that leave many speechless.

In between the lines

Vivian Buenrostro , Co-Editor-in-Cheif June 5, 2013

Poet, senior Philip Shimada has been writing poetry about various topics such as religious points of views and light imagery since he was eleven years old. Shimada kept his poetry a secret for two years...

Culture and a show

Culture and a show

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor February 29, 2012

Gathered at the Barber Shop at 9204 Florence Ave to spread some culture, poets from all around Los Angeles gathered to recite poetry and grow from one another’s critiques. The works ranged from humorous...

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