Ten Thousand

About Me

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I am Poet, Educator & Curator

Just Buffalo teaching artist Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton is a spoken word poet, educator and curator. Working with Shea’s Performing Arts, C.A.O.(Community Action Organization), Say Yes Buffalo and other non-profit and educational institutions he has taught young writers to discover their voice through poetry while celebrating their stories for more than a decade. He has represented Buffalo in National Poetry Slams for the past decade and has been the official team coach for 3 years. Marquis has also held the position of curator of poetry talent for the Music Is Art Festival for the past 6 years.

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Writing & Performance Workshops

Writing & Performance Workshops

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Feature Performance

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Fun Facts

Happy Students

1,024

Workshops

30

Poetry Slams Won

25

Hot Coco Consumed

1,000
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