homelessness · poetry · publication · spoken word

Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands

In Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands is the symphonic voices of 163 poets living throughout the United States and world, in places such as India, Britain, Ireland, Canada, Philippines, Japan, South Africa, Guam, Singapore, Poland, Australia, France, Vietnam, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Germany, China and Pakistan, on the impact of nuclear power and warfare on human life and the planet.


6 Reasons Why My Students Watch a TED Talk Every Tuesday

Originally posted on Miss Bagwell's Class:
1. It teaches my students the things that I can’t. Thanks to TED, you literally have the top mentors in the world at your fingertips. In English, we are learning about how our relationships with others impacts our identity? Great. Let’s bring in Brené Brown and her talk on the…

Pecha Kucha · poetry · spoken word

The Art of Pecha Kucha 20 X 20

I was approached last spring by the Dallas Museum of Art with the task of writing a spoken word piece in a Pecha Kucha format. The goal was to write 20 short poems based on 20 pieces of art in the DMA’s summer exhibits and string them together into one (somewhat coherent) spoken word piece. It… Continue reading The Art of Pecha Kucha 20 X 20