Tag: Poetry

De-Bug's Pop Up Editorial at Imagine SJ Poetry Gathering: Poetry Saves Us All

We were excited to take our new Pop Up Editorial – where we meet people where they are already gathered and start conversations about the important issues in their lives – to Imagine SJ’s event focusing on poetry in San JosĂ©. We circled up for a candid conversation about poetry and how it helped poets not only see the world, but find community.

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: Malcolm Lee and Society: "Power Trippin" EP

The homies Malcolm Lee and Society of Metafizix have been working hard on this EP for last year, and this is the fruits of their labor.

Youth Speaks Presents "Queeriosity"

Queeriosity is a literary arts and performance event that creates a safe space for LBGTQ youth to speak their truths to a supportive group of their peers and allies. If you’ve ever felt your identity overcrowding the tiny boxes, Queeriosity is for you.

"Why am I Ignored?" From The Bad Guy Poet

Poetry by Baylingual, intro to his upcoming album called "Y am I ignored?"

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: I C U

A poem by Baylingual himself. It is the first track to his album called Crackpot theory 18 to 21 part 1. "I-C-U" is about the many ways life is viewed through the perspective of a young man.

San Jose Poet Lorenz Mazon Dumuk; "Fat"

Lorenz Mazon Dumuk is a San Jose writer and community organizer. He performs his poem "Fat" from his book Ay Nako;Writing Through The Struggle, which deals with the reality of being a man and dealing with body issues but more or so, self love issues. A poem he hesitated to share, but as he says during his interview, "if you write it, you should share it".

San Jose Poet Terisa Siagatonu Spits "Hilary Swank"

At the age of 23, Terisa Tinei Siagatonu has already established herself as a poet, spoken word artist, and arts educator. Born and rooted in the Bay Area, her emergence into the spoken word world as a queer Samoan womyn and activist has granted her the opportunities to perform on stages. This video is produced by Street Soldiers Radio.
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