Ashlee Haze’s poem “For Colored Girls”. A tribute to Missy Elliot.

 

Kiera "Ashlee Haze" Nelson is a poet and spoken word artist from Atlanta by way of Chicago. Earning the nickname “Big 30" because of her consistency in getting a perfect score, she is one of the most auspicious poets in the sport of poetry slam. She has been a part of the Atlanta Poetry circuit for over a decade and has been writing over 15 years. She has performed everywhere from small coffee shops to the Apollo Theater. She is a 4-time member of Java Monkey Slam Team, 2011 Southern Fried Poetry Slam Champions and the current slam mistress of the Decatur based team. Ashlee Haze is a 2-time Women of the World Poetry Slam Finalist. She appears in “3-Minute Activists: The Soul of Slam” a feature-length documentary that examines the lives and work of some of Atlanta’s premier Spoken Word Artists.