Prior to this week I was not familiar with Coral’s work, but this is fantastic – I hope you enjoy! From YouTube: “Coral More came in 4th place with a score of 53.6 on March 16th at the Vancouver Poetry Slam. This is Coral’s poem “Reasons Why Kissing Your Ex Girlfriend Is A Bad Idea”
I cannot think of any better way to enter the new year than to listen to Eric Darby’s performance of “Scratch and Dent Dreams” from the 2005 National Poetry Slam Individual Semifinals. If you’ve seen this before you already know that it’s tremendous!
Due to Christmas we skipped over Spoken Word Thursday, so this week we have a special weekend edition. This is a very powerful and thought-provoking piece by Dylan Garity called “Resurrection” – enjoy. “Jesus was not resurrected by God, he was brought back by people who told his stories.”
Shane Koyczan,once again, nails it, which is why he’s back for this week’s Spoken Word Thursday. With ‘Heaven, or Whatever’ he once again nails it as this is funny, sad, thought-provoking, and well worth the few minutes it takes to watch – personally this week I’ve watched it at least a half dozen times. Enjoy!
I really like Michael Lee’s poem titled “Pass on” – so for this week’s Reblog Tuesday we visit his Tumblr page. Please do yourself a favor (!!) and take a look at these powerful words and fantastic production. “The theory of six degrees of separation was never meant to see how many people we couldContinue reading “Reblog Tuesday: Michael Lee’s “Pass on” @MichaelLeeWrite”
In case you hadn’t noticed, ‘Spoken Word Wednesday’ is now ‘Spoken Word Thursday’. I have my reasons….. 😉 I recently discovered (and yes, I realize that I;m probably late to the game!) a great poet named Sabrina Benaim, This piece is called “Reasons” and I love it. I love both the content and the delivery,Continue reading “Spoken Word Poetry / “Reasons” by Sabrina Benaim @badass_sab”
“Help Wanted” is one of my favorites by Shane Koyczan – I hope you enjoy! “…the light at the end of your tunnel needs to be maintained…”
One of my all-time favorites. “I’m tired of seeing this whole world bet on going big or giving up. Only handing out glory to newspaper headlines and story book endings, ‘cause the truth is I think we need those swing sets most on the rainy days.”