"Pages exemplifies the ethos of busboys and poets - he is conscious, uplifting and thoughtful. His words are solidly chosen and impact the mind, body, and soul."  

- Andy Shallal, Owner & founder of Busboys and Poets

"Pages has a special gift with words. His delivery and style draws you in and you are sitting on the edge of your seat until he is finished speaking." 

- Etan Thomas, Former NBA Player Author, Voices of the Future, Fatherhood 

"If young people are the ships moving poetry to the next shore, then Pages Matam is a mast. Provocative, Salient and Soaring, A poet worth knowing. Get your ticket and get on board!" 

- Sonya Renee Taylor, Performance Poet & Founder of The Body is Not An Apology

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