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Massachusetts Poetry Festival - The Concrete Room - Shared screen with speaker view
Anjoli Roy
34:29
Love you folks so much :)
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
35:55
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Volunteer Talia Franks (they/them)
37:43
The Asian American Writers’ Workshop // aaww.org // @aaww
Anjoli Roy
39:03
swooning for this lineup
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
40:09
Get ready! Will you are gonna blow it up
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
40:28
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Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
40:47
YESSSSSSSS
Craig Santos Perez
40:51
YES NEW WORK!
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
41:04
Create Bravely - Peter Reynolds
Lily Philpott
41:07
So excited!!
Anjoli Roy
41:09
Yes to this exclusive preview!! :)
Anjoli Roy
41:11
Love you, Will
Emily Blackwelder (she/her)
41:13
you got this !!
Anisha
41:23
yayy go will!!
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
41:52
Fire made afraid
Craig Santos Perez
42:09
“An heirloom of a shard”
Lily Philpott
42:36
“Scared more fluently than sacred…”
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
42:51
The sound in this poem, Will!
Craig Santos Perez
42:54
“My mouth is a ghost of a stone”
Anjoli Roy
43:03
“My mouth is a curtain call”!
KATHLEEN BAKER
43:40
That was such a beautiful description of family
Lily Philpott
45:22
“Though it looks like a desert, there is life…”
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
45:54
Who survives to be inspired? Thank you for this question.
Anjoli Roy
47:27
It’s fire and necessary. I want to teach it.
Craig Santos Perez
47:39
very powerful, will
Lily Philpott
47:55
So grateful to hear this new work, thank you, thank you
KATHLEEN BAKER
48:01
what you are doing needs to be said
Craig Santos Perez
48:05
Kekauoha75
Lily Philpott
48:45
“An empty stomach is what really cleans hotel rooms”
Anjoli Roy
49:37
WILLLLLLLLLLLLLL
KATHLEEN BAKER
49:46
tears in my eyes
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
49:48
Thank you, Will
Anjoli Roy
50:04
I miss you, I love you, we need you
KATHLEEN BAKER
50:07
amen
Ed Krizek
50:13
Great set!
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
50:15
Hawaiʻi is not a playground. Mahalo for your standing in this truth.
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
50:24
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Anjoli Roy
50:25
<3
Anisha
50:32
thank you, Will
KATHLEEN BAKER
50:42
your poetry is wonderfully from the heart
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
51:36
Masterfully observant
Lily Philpott
52:08
Huge shout-outs, always, to the incredible folks at Pro Bono ASL <333
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
52:09
Come with it sis!!!
Anjoli Roy
52:15
Get it, Joce!
Will Giles (they/he)
52:37
Yaaaaaaaay ! Lets go Jocelyn ! ! !
Lily Philpott
52:43
Wooooo!
Lily Philpott
53:45
“I call it a trance, a prayer, a poem…”
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
53:58
So grateful for these ancestor-affirming poets in this gathering
Lily Philpott
54:32
“We are vessel and voyage and voyeur”
Craig Santos Perez
54:42
“Your story is the wind”
Lily Philpott
54:43
“Skin is a woven sail, and your story is the wind”
Lily Philpott
54:46
Chills
Will Giles (they/he)
54:54
“my art floats on an ocean between grotesque and necessary” ! ! !
Craig Santos Perez
56:31
“From wound to wo(u)nderment”
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
57:13
Amazing imagery as well
Lily Philpott
57:18
“There are so many people who want to tell us how to wear our own skin”
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:00:35
I see you sis! Queer Pacific femmes coming with it!
Anjoli Roy
01:00:38
YEs yes yes yes yes, Joce!
Lily Philpott
01:00:46
Incredible incredible incredible
Anjoli Roy
01:00:50
You are so fire
KATHLEEN BAKER
01:01:01
we are honored to hear you and see your work - gorgeous
Will Giles (they/he)
01:01:09
“when we can see ourselves.. this world gets a little less lonely, and a little more free.” ughhhhh my heart
meghan napier
01:01:29
Thank you, that was lovely and powerful and wonderful
Anjoli Roy
01:01:32
^^^^^^^^
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
01:01:47
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Anjoli Roy
01:02:14
Buckling all the buckles. Come through, mo’o! <3
Will Giles (they/he)
01:02:54
yay yay yay yay yay!!!!!! No’u !!!!!!!! So excited for your bright bright breath and words !
Anjoli Roy
01:03:04
yes
Craig Santos Perez
01:03:11
spill it!
Craig Santos Perez
01:03:47
“Rain and fragments”
Lily Philpott
01:06:32
“The poem knows more than we do”
Anjoli Roy
01:06:36
“The poem knows more than we do"
Craig Santos Perez
01:07:46
“You were born because water broke”
Anjoli Roy
01:07:47
ahhhhhhh “remember you were born because water broke”
Will Giles (they/he)
01:07:53
if you cannot hear us yet, look to the water — you were born because water broke “ WOWWW
Craig Santos Perez
01:09:55
“Slowly flood the letters”
Chia-hua Lin
01:10:29
what stories remain? what stories do you choose to hold onto?
Lily Philpott
01:12:23
“Freedom / to own our bodies and the land beneath them”
Anjoli Roy
01:12:55
love love love you
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:13:34
Writing Prompt: Write a poem that uses vertical lines. Write a poem with rain. Then slowly flood the letters. What story remains? What story do you choose to hold on to?
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:13:39
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Water & Salt, Red Hen Press, 2017
Tricia Morrow
01:13:45
Thank you for such powerful beauty.
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:13:46
https://www.splitthisrock.org/poetry-database/poem/water-salt
Lily Philpott
01:16:34
Could you each share a recommendation of a piece of art by a Pacific Islander poet/artist/musician/thinker? What would you recommend we explore following this reading and conversation?
Tim Mayo
01:19:48
Mahalo
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
01:20:04
Big fan of forms, for just that reason!
Lily Philpott
01:20:33
“Repetition is incantatory”
Anisha
01:22:00
everyone's poems had a strong connection to land and climate justice. can you speak a little more about how poetry and climate activism connect for you?
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:22:26
Haunani-Kay Trask
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
01:23:32
https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/395516-from-a-native-daughter-colonialism-and-sovereignty-in-hawai-i
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:24:38
Light in the Crevice Never Seen (poetry), Night is a Sharkskin Drum (poetry), From a Native Daughter (book of essays)
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:25:20
Everything by Craig :)
Craig Santos Perez
01:25:27
Ala Press
Will Giles (they/he)
01:25:29
https://alapress.org/blog/
leia penina wilson (she/her)
01:26:26
aww FAAFETAI LAVA craig!
Craig Santos Perez
01:26:51
Leia Penina Wilson, Splinters are Children of Wood
May Kuroiwa
01:28:22
Just wanted to remind everyone that Hawaii has the largest number of threatened and critically endangered number of indigenous (found no where else on the planet) species, both critters and plants, in the US.
May Kuroiwa
01:28:54
And the largest concentration of close to extinction species for its area, in the world.
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:29:29
Poets share their voice :)
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
01:30:06
Please post your own social media links, book links, websites, etc., so that we may grow our networks with like minded souls.
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:30:19
Word. How can we write poetry that is not extractive...
Noʻu Revilla (she her ʻo ia)
01:30:52
reciprocity!!!
May Kuroiwa
01:31:53
Thank you!
Anisha
01:31:58
thank you for your answers!! poetry is such a strong vessel for change
Leslie Neustadt
01:31:59
Outstanding program. Thank you.
Lily Philpott
01:32:03
So grateful to all of you!!!! <3
Chia-hua Lin
01:32:15
mahalo nui loa~ amazing!
Justine Dymond
01:32:15
Thank you for this amazing session!
Krysia (she/her)
01:32:17
Wonderful session, thank you!!
meghan napier
01:32:24
Thank you all so much!! Gorgeous session!
leia penina wilson (she/her)
01:32:32
thank all of you for this regenerative space! so grateful!
Ned's iPhone
01:32:52
thanks everyone
Volunteer Christopher Reilley
01:33:17
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Will Giles (they/he)
01:33:22
love everybody !