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Apr. 3rd, 2005

01:05 pm - I want to hear a poem. (thanks to hope_persists)

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"i want to hear a poem where ideas kiss similes so deeply that metaphors get jealous"

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Date:April 3rd, 2005 06:38 pm (UTC)
isn't that poem fucking INCREDIBLE!!! steve colman is my new hero. i am obsessed with it. the robbin' hoods line is one of the most brilliant things i've ever heard in a poem.
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Date:April 3rd, 2005 06:56 pm (UTC)
Yes! That is exactly the line that sold me on the poem too!

At first I was like "ok sure, this is a good political rant but what's so special about it" and then he hit me with that line and I knew why you picked this out of all the poetry you hear all the time to post.
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Date:April 3rd, 2005 06:51 pm (UTC)

And... wow.

I'm not a poetry person, but THAT... I enjoyed.
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Date:April 3rd, 2005 07:10 pm (UTC)
When I had digital cable, I watched all the episodes of Def Poetry Jam "On Demand". I distinctly remember that poet. They've had so many great guest poets, from Smokey Robinson to Saul Williams.
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