Emily is a teenage girl who dabbles in the art of slam poetry. It is through this art that she finds a voice to express her deepest, darkest feelings about life. Emily’s a girl who tries to be perfect and wants to be okay with who she is. But she, like many teenagers, feels she can handle the complexity of adult life with all its problems, phobias, and flirtations. Her want to handle everything is the trait that brings her down.