Tuesday, January 22, 2008


Ever feel like you need to be inspired? Here are some great young poets from the Def Poetry Jam. Big thanks to the genius Russell Simmons for making this possible. Enjoy...

Marlon Unas Esguerra

Dahlak Brathwaite - Feature
Dahlak Brathwaite - A Peculiar Evolution

My new favorite poet...
Rachel McKibbens - After School Special
Rachel McKibbens - Central Park, Mother's Day (Warning - this one is really intense, and got to me... but it will make you think)

Suheir Hammad

Shihan - This type love
Shihan - Father's Day

Asia (the end of this one is great)

Buttaflysoul - Queer Eye

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