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Memoirist Mary Karr On God, Poetry And Her Own #MeToo Moments (via WBUR)

Acclaimed memoirist Mary Karr has just published "Tropic of Squalor," a new collection of poetry. Included in the collection are poems about her family, her relationship with God and David Foster Wallace, with whom she had an abusive relationship. Interview Highlights On her volatile relationship with David Foster Wallace "I had a relationship, he had the volatile…Read more Memoirist Mary Karr On God, Poetry And Her Own #MeToo Moments (via WBUR)

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The Poet's List - Poet - Poetry News Spoken word Video - Michael Lee

(Video) Michael Lee | Remember

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‘Dear Kendall’: Student self-publishes deeply personal poetry collection (via Daily Mississippian)

Most people his age would never guess that the buoyant, friendly Kendall Patterson they brush past on campus is likely walking around with a notebook full of handwritten poetry exploring feelings of depression and loneliness. Patterson’s poetry is honest. His words are brave and unashamed of the attention they may bring him. Whether writing lines…Read more ‘Dear Kendall’: Student self-publishes deeply personal poetry collection (via Daily Mississippian)

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(Video) Daveed Diggs & Rafael Casal | Blindspotting

Additional Info: Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal brought the house down at CinemaCon 2018! Watch their powerful spoken-word performance here! Blindspotting – Coming to select cities July 20, 2018. Starring Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Ethan Embry, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Utkarsh Ambudkar, and Wayne Knight. Information courtesy, YouTube

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Spoken Word Performance Honors Victims Of Police Violence (via Deadline)

Full Title: "‘Blindspotting’s Daveed Diggs And Rafael Casal’s Spoken Word Performance Honors Victims Of Police Violence" Click here to watch video. Diggs and Casal wax poetic about police violence and from the beginning recite the names of victims that have made headlines such as Freddie Gray, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Sandra Bland and many others. Passionate and…Read more Spoken Word Performance Honors Victims Of Police Violence (via Deadline)

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Where does music end and poetry begin? (via Washington Post)

Full Title: "Where does music end and poetry begin? David Grubbs wrote his first poem to find out (via Washington Post)" “Now that the audience is assembled,” a new book-length poem by musician David Grubbs, reminds us that listening can feel stranger than dreaming. The poem is a real-time report from an imaginary concert where…Read more Where does music end and poetry begin? (via Washington Post)