Arts in the Heart, Last Day
Nine great teen poets competed on Broad Street, and a poet friend of mine Sasset West won. Hopefully, she might join the Young Artists for Change showcase line-up. More info on that showcase coming soon.
Why I really wanted to make it down to Augusta was to meet Jon Goode, a Def Jam Poet from HBO. I’ve heard a few of his poems and am a fan. He is currently touring, performing tonight at Mahogany Lounge. It was quite cool, him knowing loads of poets that I really admire. This is all very exciting news for me, anyways. Was an exciting day. I’ll share with you, before I go, one of Goode’s poems.
Posted on September 18, 2011, in Blogging, books, dreams, Language, Poetry, Teenagers, Word Salad, writer, Writing, YA, Young Poets for Change and tagged Arts in the Heart, Def Jam Poetry, Derek Berry, Jon Goode, Mahogany Lounge, peformance, poet, poetry, poetry slam, Sasset West, writer, writing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.