I love poetry. I always have. In the last couple of years I was introduced to slam poetry. Poetry where words are spoken against injustices with passion? I’m in. My love of poetry has deepened. The one in the video below was performed during the semi-finals at the 2013 National Poetry Slam. It moved me to tears. This guy gets it.
The following poem was written after he heard a man on the bus say to a woman, “You are too ugly to be raped.”
(It is kind of hard to hear, you may need to turn your speakers up)