This will be ugly. But there is nothing pretty about rape, and I will not sugarcoat a turd if something smells rotten in Denmark. I have written a few times (here and here) about my involvement with the Southern Fried Poetry Slam and my poetry troupe, Black on Black Rhyme (BOBR). I’ve been involved with spoken word sinceContinue reading “Stage Fright: Rape and Slam Poetry”
National Poetry Slam 2013 Finals: RIGHT NOW! The 2013 National Poetry Slam kicked off this week in Boston, MA! NPS is streaming the entire event live tonight for free. If you feel like hearing some good-good poetry, click the link RIGHT NOW! Get You Some! P.S. Go Team SNO (Slam New Orleans)!
I have been back from The 21st Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam since Sunday, but I’m still recovering from the glut of food, friends, and poetry that Southern Fried inevitably brings. If you saw my earlier post about ‘Beignets, Po’Boys and Poetry,” you know what I wanted to eat. I am happy to report thatContinue reading “Coming Up for Air”
Beignets, po’boys, and poetry: This is what I’ll be full of this time next week! I’m headed to New Orleans for the Southern Fried Poetry Slam from June 5-8, 2013. I am BEYOND excited. It will be poetry overload for five straight days, and carb overload to boot. I had the opportunity to volunteer my services writingContinue reading “Beignets, Po’Boys, and Poetry”