Poem: Lightning is a Type of Creativity Too

I performed this the other night at Rio Blanca, the video to which is below the one I made of me in my room studio. Tell me what you think.

Here is the performance, cut off at Rio Blanca’s:

 

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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 December 26, 2011, in Language, Poems, Poetry, Word Salad, writer, Writing and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Love it! You perform your poems so well–words springing through you to us. I’d like to have the verse here to read, but there’s something about getting it from you that is so much better.

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