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Spoken word

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This is the last track on my upcoming spoken word album, Bursting Into Art. I didn't want it to be the last track. I thought I was writing a love story. But it ended up being a self-love story, like all stories. And that is something infinitely more valuable.  I'm happy to say that I won 2nd place at the competition last night. This was the poem I did in the first round. The original piece is much longer. I had to cut it to the 3 minute limit of the slam.

This is the last track on my upcoming spoken word album, Bursting Into Art. I didn't want it to be the last track. I thought I was writing a love story. But it ended up being a self-love story, like all stories. And that is something infinitely more valuable. I'm happy to say that I won 2nd place at the competition last night. This was the poem I did in the first round. The original piece is much longer. I had to cut it to the 3 minute limit of the slam.

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How to Write Spoken Word

If you’ve never written spoken word before, you might feel overwhelmed, unsure where to start. But this type of writing isn’t as foreign as you might think.

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On Taking Rupi Kaur & Spoken Word Poetry Seriously

If you haven’t heard, Rupi Kaur’s debut poetry and prose collection, milk and honey, is now reaching nine weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list. This is no small feat, especially for a…

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The Type, Sarah Kay All the love is in you, no one can take it with them when they go. If it ever feels that way, try to remember that you were always responsible for loving yourself. Falling in love is not an excuse to escape the daily opportunity to be thrilled and amazed by your own solitary experience. To do so, is to ensure that any love shared with another will be extinguished in short order. For if you neglected to love yourself, you had little to offer to anyone else.

The Type, Sarah Kay All the love is in you, no one can take it with them when they go. If it ever feels that way, try to remember that you were always responsible for loving yourself. Falling in love is not an excuse to escape the daily opportunity to be thrilled and amazed by your own solitary experience. To do so, is to ensure that any love shared with another will be extinguished in short order. For if you neglected to love yourself, you had little to offer to anyone else.

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One of my all-time favorites and one of the few ted-talks I have wholeheartedly enjoyed. "If I should have a daughter" by Sarah Kay

One of my all-time favorites and one of the few ted-talks I have wholeheartedly enjoyed. "If I should have a daughter" by Sarah Kay

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Sarah Kay’s Voice And Words United Into Powerful Rendition

Sarah Kay's spoken poetry is some of the most beautiful and moving I've ever heard. But it's not just the words that make her work so special. Sarah's voice and delivery are also incredibly powerful.

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When Girls Spit: The Power of Spoken Word

Encouraging young women of color to express their experiences creatively through spoken word can empower them.

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