From the Hood to Higher Learning, Teen Poet Myriha Burton Steps Out

Metro Times | January 5, 2010
Only two months after penning "Flashback," Myriha Burton's first poem, the young writer found herself on stage at the eminent Apollo Theater in Harlem, reciting it once more. That wasn't even two years ago. She's since traded in her kicks for pens and local tracks for the stages across the country.

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