Poems That Are “Whoa!”

Here are some of my favorite poems, spoken word. Listen to them and enjoy some of my greatest influences:

“Stop Signs” by Shane Kocyzan

“Compliment” by Rives

“V for Virgin” by George Watsky

“What Teachers Make” by Taylor Mali

“Bluegrass” by Rives

“When She Doesn’t Sleep at Night, She Turns Manic” by my good poet friend, Catherine the Great. Check her out!

Remember to check out other spoken word poems as well!

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About Derek Berry

Derek Berry is a novelist and spoken word poet. Derek is the author of Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County (PRA Publishing, 2016). He co-founded and organizes The Unspoken Word, a literary non-profit based out of Charleston, SC, which provides an intendent home for the poetic arts through regular readings, workshops, and community fundraisers. He is on the Executive Board of the Charleston Poetry Festival, the inaugural production of which will be Fall 2017. His work has appeared in The Southern Tablet, Cattywampus, Charleston Currents, Illuminations, RiverSedge, and other journals.He has performed in venues across the United States and Germany. He has worked as a photographer’s assistant, busboy, and bookseller. He currently works at a curation facility for Cold War History.

Posted on October 20, 2011, in Blogging, career, Poetry, Word Salad, writer, Writing, Young Poets for Change and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. catherinezickgraf

    Many thanks, man. I appreciate the shout out.

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