Monthly Archives: December 2010

“The People” by Common

In class today, we were speaking about rap music. Here’s one of my favorite rap songs, with great lyrics, it’s called The People by Common. I hope you enjoy it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7B2VgRShew

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Terrance Hayes

A few weeks ago we talked about Terrance Hayes in class; I looked up some of his poems and I really enjoy his work. Here is a video of him reading from his work, its pretty long. Skip ahead to … Continue reading

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Minor Poets, Major Works

Here is an article by Ed Park that speculates why he believes minor poets end up producing major works. http://www.poetryfoundation.org/journal/article.html?id=240622 I think the answer to this is simple; obviously initially, every poet, unless somehow related or connected to a famous … Continue reading

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Spaceship

Here’s a poem I wrote about a space ship and aliens. It’s called spaceship. spaceship a metal spaceship flies and hovers over meteorites and through the sun the trip to the sun makes the ship hot hotter than it has … Continue reading

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