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Alfonzo’s Dream and Poem

Alfonzo Smith is 17 years old and a promising student at Whitney Young High School in West Chicago. Alfonzo has a dream. He wants to be an actor – a famous actor. So he practices all the time.

And he writes and reads poems. Together with his friends he is often to find in Chicago’s poetry slam competitions.

Listen to Alfonzo’s beautiful poem «Mr. Martins – Chicago…».

Poem Chicago from Espen Rasmussen on Vimeo.

March 20th, 2014 at 3:25 pm

Great poem. How did you find this guy?

March 21st, 2014 at 8:18 pm

Almost on the street. He’s the brother of Rose, one of the others we met…


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