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2021 Mass Poetry Festival - Shared screen with speaker view
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
32:51
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Volunteer - John (he, him)
35:21
Congrats Kate
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
37:34
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Emily she/her
41:56
*snaps*
Livia Meneghin/Event Producer (she/her)
42:06
Beautiful, Bijou!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
43:00
Yes, rejection can be quite painful, thank you for writing about it.
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
43:23
These poems are very powerful!!
Kate Kobosko
44:39
Thank you for your poems, Bijou! Beautiful as always.
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
44:44
amazing
Volunteer - John (he, him)
44:50
loved that one
Emily she/her
45:10
so so good!!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
45:12
Great work!
Bijou Camara(Performer)(She/Her)
45:29
Thank you
Kate Kobosko
48:02
Yay, Jules! I was hoping you'd read this one. I love it. And we love Joy Harjo
Emily she/her
48:04
such great imagery with the colors. cool contrast between dragging feet and floating!
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
48:19
i love this poem so much
Kakie Pate
48:20
beautiful!
Volunteer - John (he, him)
48:21
cool use of colors
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
48:27
Yes we can!!
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
48:39
Loved the imagery!!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
48:42
blue and red = purple. loved that
Emily she/her
48:50
so inspiring to talk about such vulnerable issues like body image. i can relate, you've built that connection
Emily she/her
50:33
what a universal concept.. you put it into words!
Kate Kobosko
50:54
Nevaeh, so real and vulnerable as always. I can always tell your it's your voice welcoming us into the poem. Thank you for sharing those words!
Kakie Pate
51:02
so lovely!!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
51:33
Congratulations Winter!!!
Kakie Pate
51:35
congrats!!
Kate Kobosko
51:41
Winter, congrats!
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
51:43
congrats !!
Emily she/her
51:43
congrats!! enjoy the rest of senior year
Volunteer - John (he, him)
51:44
exciting, and congrats!
Livia Meneghin/Event Producer (she/her)
51:45
Congrats, Winter! You’ll be wonderful at Simmons!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
51:51
loved both of those, Nevaeh.
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
52:00
Congrats Winter
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
52:05
thank you
Emily she/her
52:42
insightful commentary yet so intimate!
Kakie Pate
54:12
loved that one!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
54:18
beautiful
Kate Kobosko
54:18
Incredible, Winter. Thank you so much for reading!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
54:39
That sounds so cool!!!
Emily she/her
54:45
wow so cool and it sounds really hard to do!!
Volunteer - John (he, him)
55:20
impressive and challenging to pull off, but I bet so satisfying
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
55:24
So happy we can see it too!!
Kate Kobosko
55:58
Wow I love the line length to make it look physically like a butterfly on the page. So much thought must have gone into this!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
56:11
That's amazing!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
56:15
Love the contrapuntal form
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
57:37
Masterful!!
Emily she/her
57:45
*snaps*
Volunteer - John (he, him)
58:19
wow, so musical and profound. I have never seen a poem that looked quite like that either
Emily she/her
58:24
congrats on graduating!!!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
58:26
Each has its own tone and meaning. very skillful and shows your incredible talent, Winter!
Livia Meneghin/Event Producer (she/her)
58:29
Amazing, Yaritza! Congrats!
Kate Kobosko
58:37
Congrats! Boston College is lucky to have you!
Kakie Pate
58:46
congrats, Yaritza!!
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
58:56
Congrats!
Emily she/her
59:22
what a great topic to write on, yaritza
Emily she/her
59:28
go DR !!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
59:56
Yes, tell us!!!
Kate Kobosko
01:01:03
Incredible!
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
01:01:07
Loved that!
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
01:01:20
i love it !!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:01:24
Thank you for that poem!
Emily she/her
01:01:24
la lengua d'espanol es poderosa, hermoso y bueno
Kakie Pate
01:01:52
To EmersonWRITES students: what was your favorite part of EmersonWRITES?
Kate Kobosko
01:02:31
Link to LIVIA'S BOOKhttps://bookshop.org/books/honey-in-my-hair/9781635344660?aid=22705&listref=festival-readers-performers-and-panelists
Kate Kobosko
01:02:40
http://www.emersonwritesboston.com/
Kate Kobosko
01:03:06
Link to Spine: http://www.emersonwritesboston.com/spine
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:03:24
Congrats on your 11th year
Kate Kobosko
01:03:52
Creative Protest: http://www.emersonwritesboston.com/creative-protest-june-2020
Emily she/her
01:04:35
for students: have you shared your work with your friends? your poems are seriously such a great skill, to be able to talk about such personal topics. you are so strong and so talented. have your friends been inspired by you to talk about these things too?
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:06:01
That’s incredible
Emily she/her
01:06:11
yesssssssssssss!!!
Kakie Pate
01:06:13
WOW! that’s amazing!!!!
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:07:09
Question: how did you all get into poetry and writing in general.
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:09:44
Maybe you can be the person to help your friends open up.
Emily she/her
01:12:43
and being private is totally okay about certain topics or w certain people! that's good awareness and self-care
Emily she/her
01:14:19
ty students! congrats on such good art
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:16:39
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Emily she/her
01:18:27
i feel you
Kakie Pate
01:18:44
it helps you get even better!
Volunteer - John (he, him)
01:19:11
in the moment of inspiration…writing a poem, everything is perfect, right??
Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:20:06
There are always those special teachers
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
01:20:46
I do the same, Nevaeh. <3
Emily she/her
01:20:53
so happy you found poetry for that reason!!
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
01:23:38
I really love the ablitiy to see your own growth, not just as a writer but as a person
Bijou Camara(Performer)(She/Her)
01:24:38
Mr.K lol biggest emerson supporter
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
01:24:50
Definitely!!
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
01:25:04
He had came to showcase once when I invited him.
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
01:25:48
Music IS another form of poetry! Best of both worlds 👏🏾
Bijou Camara(Performer)(She/Her)
01:26:00
Exactly
Emily she/her
01:26:09
what fun different journies! journeys? english is weird but you all are so good at it!
Kate Kobosko
01:26:13
Also!Livia's incredible book is available in the Mass Poetry Festival bookshop. It's called Honey in my Hair. Link: https://bookshop.org/books/honey-in-my-hair/9781635344660?aid=22705&listref=festival-readers-performers-and-panelists
kimberly_costigan@emerson.edu
01:26:55
So inspiring!! Teachers and students alike!
Emily she/her
01:27:05
eid mubarak if you celebrated this week! happy sunday everyone! congrats again to all the students and organizers
Winter Jones (she/her) - Performer
01:27:23
I wish!
Performer- Yaritza Santana (she/her)
01:27:29
Thank you guys for everything!
Nevaeh Johnson(She/Her)- Performer
01:27:30
same
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:27:55
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Zoom Host _ Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:28:33
Thank you so much everyone, this was an incredible reading and congrats again on the 11th year!