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Mon Apr 7, 2014, 05:13 PM

Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter...

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Brava! A must see.

https://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_kay_if_i_should_have_a_daughter

A performing poet since she was 14 years old, Sarah Kay is the founder of Project VOICE, an organization that uses spoken word poetry as a literacy and empowerment tool.

Why you should listen

Plenty of 14-year-old girls write poetry. But few hide under the bar of the famous Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan’s East Village absorbing the talents of New York’s most exciting poets. Not only did Sarah Kay do that -- she also had the guts to take its stage and hold her own against performers at least a decade her senior. Her talent for weaving words into poignant, funny, and powerful performances paid off.

Sarah holds a Masters degree in the art of teaching from Brown University and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Grinnell College. Her first book, B, was ranked the number one poetry book on Amazon.com. Her second book, No Matter the Wreckage, is available from Write Bloody Publishing.

Sarah also founded Project VOICE, an organization that uses spoken word poetry as a literacy and empowerment tool. Project VOICE runs performances and workshops to encourage people to engage in creative self-expression in schools and communities around the world.

https://www.ted.com/speakers/sarah_kay

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Apr 7, 2014, 06:45 PM

1. Lovely. Just wonderful. Thank you for this!

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #1)

Mon Apr 7, 2014, 06:48 PM

2. So glad you got to see this CTyankee!

She was awesome!

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Apr 7, 2014, 07:15 PM

3. Wow!

Rec

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Response to malaise (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 7, 2014, 09:23 PM

4. Wow indeed! Inspiring!

I do believe that you liked the chocolate reference too.

Thanks malaise~

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 8, 2014, 02:22 PM

5. Kick!

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