Michael Logie is an active writer and spoken word poet. He is the 2015 winner of the Courts Bocas Speak Out Secondary School Poetry Competition. He, along with three young poetic geniuses, represented Trinidad and Tobago this year at the Brave New Voices Poetry Festival in Washington DC. Back home, he does work with the ROOTS Foundation, an organisation that uses spoken word as a form of therapy for youths in “at risk” areas. He also does work with The 2 Cents Movement and has just completed (as part of the 2 Cents Team) a tour of 55 secondary schools across Trinidad and Tobago, educating students on patriotism and how important it is to love your country.