Once Upon A Time, I didn’t know what Spoken Word really was – I thought it was very formulaic and unpleasant, and then one of my Sisterwives BLEW. MY. MIND with a piece she did. That said, she used to be ON THE CIRCUIT, darlings, so it stands to reason that she was amazing.
But here’s the thing (and I don’t know if this is a poet thing or a writer thing or just an ‘I want some of that Kool Aid’ thing, but when I read (or, apparently, hear) a really good poem, I often find myself responding in kind.
Hasty frequently inspires me to poetry. Recently, Jess did.
And be sure to let me know what you think**.
*’Terrifying’ because of me being SO VERY ANXIOUS about this, and in spite of several reassurances that it’s a reasonable piece, I’m STILL worried about what you’ll think.
**PLEASE don’t leave me with nothing!!!