For those of you who were wondering what the heck I’m focusing on in grad school, here is a quick 3-minute explanation of my Master’s thesis from my time at Baylor entitled: Why the Social Studies Need Her Poets: A Case for Spoken Word Poetry in the Social Studies Classroom. I know that as I embark… Continue reading Why the Social Studies Needs Her Poets
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.
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