I'm probably the only person to be on there who hasn't slammed.
And I think most people on Def Poetry have won slams or done well in slams.
The imagination was elevated to a position as the supreme faculty of the mind.
Her role as co-founder and co-host of ‘The Pigeon Presents: The Philadelphia Poetry Slam,’ along with a speaking engagement on the TEDx Talk series, are just two entries on her long list of accomplishments.
Below, Wise reclaims her heritage in ‘Last Name.’ She poses the question ‘What’s in a name?
A revolutionary energy was also at the core of Romanticism, which quite consciously set out to transform not only the theory and practice of poetry (and all art), but the very way we perceive the world.
Some of its major precepts have survived into the twentieth century and still affect our contemporary period.
Now while you might start getting really excited by this prospect, this particular guy has probably gotten freaked out.