Spoken word

Untitled Thirty-seven

God made humans because he was lonely. If I were him, I wouldn’t mind the solitude. You see us humans can be rather noisy sometimes. I wonder how does he get all His work done in the midst of distractions. Okay, sure, he has angels and what not maybe that’s why everyone is going in. Maybe God needs […]

More

Me Performing

  This was my first feature, and I was so nervous my mouth went dry but I kept going. Seeing how tough the judges were made me even more nervous– don’t know why since I wasn’t competing but still…it was a rush.  I think with more practice I’ll be even great. This was filmed by […]

More

Why ‘Slam Poetry’ Is Not a Genre

Originally posted on Katie Ailes:
My last post responded to the way media sources were misconstruing Sarah Palin’s endorsement speech for Donald Trump as “slam poetry.” I gave several reasons why I consider that use of that term to be inaccurate and rather rude, including that the use of ‘slam poetry’ as shorthand for rambling, incoherent utterances…

More

Untitled One

 For Brittany Hutchinson You saw through my sash and crown, a broken shard of caked makeup this…fucking beauty pageant queen! You took my sharp tongue that many cower under and called bullshit. I guess pain recognized pain. Yet you still found the beauty in the worst of humanity. I still wonder how you see the […]

More