NPM: Sarah Kay’s If I Should Have a Daughter

“If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she’s gonna call me Point B. . .”

“Spoken word poetry is the art of performance poetry. . . it involves creating poetry that doesn’t want to sit on the paper. Something about it demands to be heard out loud or witnessed in person.”

For more information about Sarah Kay and Project V.O.I.C.E.

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8 Responses to NPM: Sarah Kay’s If I Should Have a Daughter

  1. zibilee says:

    I have never been to a spoken word poetry event, but I have always wanted to! Thanks for reminding me what I love about it!

  2. sagustocox says:

    I love listening to spoken word poetry. Its such great fun. Thanks for posting poetry…If you want to link up to the National Poetry Month Blog Tour, feel free to grab the button and post your full links here:

  3. Jean says:

    Thank you for sharing that clip. I loved Sarah Kay.

  4. Lu says:

    Spoken word poetry is one of my favorite ways to experience poetry. Thanks for reminding me to go out and listen to some more! Rives is one of my favorite spoken word poets.

  5. I didn’t get to listen to the whole talk, just the poem at the beginning, and wow, that was awesome! I don’t think I’ve ever spent time listening to spoken word poetry before. I hope you’ll be featuring more this month.

  6. She is great!!! Loved this! Thanks for sharing it.

  7. buriedinprint says:

    “Under-developed and over-excitable”: I love that image of her as a young freshman in school, discovering spoken word. I actually liked the last poem most, the idea of the “impossible connection”: quite inspiring. Thanks for posting this!

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