Ah! Vancouver Poetry Slam Finals. What a night. After a long battle with the vocal chords I have made it on to the team which I am quite elated about.
It’s been a journey trying to get myself to see what it means to be a poet and write these performances and push my own boundaries.
There are so many factors in this weird art form, but today I just want to talk about how wonderful it is to share a stage with these people that are all so devoted to creativity and exploration. Life is weird and existing is weirder, the entire thing is beyond me- but knowing that I am among a group of people that work hard to decipher life’s struggles, that are passionate and keen and believe in purpose of art, well that’s pretty wonderful.
Here are two poems from that night:
And one that you’ve heard before: