Photo: KABAM Slam

Aaron Johnson recites poetry Thursday evening at Beale Street Brews during the KABAM (Kingman Area Books Are Magic) Poetry Slam II. Part of the three-day long KABAM Book Festival, the poetry slam featured Mikel Weisser as host and had poetry readings and a competition won by Dave Bellomy. Johnson is one of the first organizers of the Northern Arizona Poetry Association (NORAZ). He currently lives in Phoenix and has written a new book, "Chainsaw Smoking."