Poem: Voice From the South

A poem about where I’m from and where I ain’t from and ever’where in-between.

I shall be performing this piece tonight at Sit-a-Spell coffeehouse. Come join the fun.

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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 26, 2011, in Blogging, career, Cool Posts, Internet, Language, Poems, Poetry, Word Salad, writer, Writing, Young Poets for Change and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Awesome! Have a blast at your performance tonight! 🙂

  2. Well aren’t you just cute as a bug Derek Berry! Enjoyed your rhythm and rhyme. Thanks for the giggle.

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