Just recently, while watching a lot of performances from the Vancouver Poetry Slam, I came across this one. Duncan does a lot with his words that have similarities to what I do, so of course I like it!
Duncan Shields – Doves: http://youtu.be/8hk7xgyweRg
Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People’s Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. Steve still writes poetry, but now it rhymes and is put to music – either acoustic with a Martin or electric with a Gretsch.
Songwriting influences are: John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Blze Foley, Jessi Alexander, Tyler Childers, Lori McKenna, Gabe Lee, Luz, Cleto Cordero, Jason Isbell, and of course, Willie and Dolly!
Music is available on all streaming platforms – please check it out!
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