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Mass Poetry Festival - Saturday - Shared screen with speaker view
Mass Poetry
01:04:19
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Crystal Valentine
01:04:44
Super excited for the event!
HJ
01:07:08
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/15/han-kang-and-the-complexity-of-translation
Mass Poetry
01:08:14
Welcome! We will begin shortly.Thank you to the Grolier Poetry Book Shop for sponsoring this event. To learn more, visit https://www.grolierpoetrybookshop.orgCaptions are available! Click the “Live Transcript” button at the bottom of your zoom screen.Need assistance? Send a direct message to one of our volunteers.Need help with Zoom or can’t access an event? Call the Festival Helpline: (978) 230-7110Thank you for being kind and respectful!
Crystal Valentine
01:09:08
YAY PORSHA!!!!!!
Lizzy
01:09:09
PORSHAAAAAAAA
danieljohnson
01:09:53
Go ahead, Porsha!
MP Carver
01:10:02
Go Porsha!!
MP Carver
01:10:40
<3
Lizzy
01:10:50
Your whole outfit is so good!!
Crystal Valentine
01:13:10
Wow
danieljohnson
01:14:38
The heat held hostage the heels
Annis Cassells
01:15:14
"The Phyllis"
b beardsley
01:16:54
wow
Lizzy
01:18:21
YES
Annis Cassells
01:18:25
SNAPS!!
MP Carver
01:18:25
!!
danieljohnson
01:18:26
Love the tenderness and rawness. We’re with you.
Crystal Valentine
01:18:34
A car just passed by playing Cardi B!!!
Donna Glick
01:19:08
Porsha, Donna G. here. You are amazing and I feel so grateful to know you.
MP Carver
01:19:09
I was blown away by Zong!
danieljohnson
01:19:28
Me, too
Cynthia Parker-Ohene
01:19:54
Yaaaass!!!
Crystal Valentine
01:20:24
Wow. Speechless.
danieljohnson
01:22:22
Their kicking mimicked dancing
Barbora Kučerová
01:23:18
beautiful poems
Lizzy
01:23:23
THIS HAS BEEN SO DAMN COOL
Emily (
01:23:56
It is a gift to hear you perform your own writing.
Annis Cassells
01:25:15
water unflows
Crystal Valentine
01:25:33
“Dry sobbing”
Annis Cassells
01:25:37
their bodies broiled brittle on the deck.
Lizzy
01:27:35
YAYYYYY
danieljohnson
01:27:36
Amen!
MP Carver
01:27:37
Thank you Porsha!!! Stunning!
Emily (
01:27:38
That was amazing. I could “see” everything.
Kenny Likis
01:27:39
Bravo!!! Great poems!!! Great reading!!!
Annis Cassells
01:27:42
WOW, PORSHA!
Barbora Kučerová
01:27:47
Thank you, that was wonderful
JIM
01:27:47
Outstanding. Thank you
Annis Cassells
01:27:47
Beautiful.
Justine Dymond
01:27:51
Thank you, Porsha, for your poems and you reading them! Immersive! Each one.
Frances Donovan
01:27:54
Great stuff Porsha!
Sandy Sprague
01:27:55
the water could hardly stand to let her go <3
Mass Poetry
01:27:56
http://www.porshaolayiwola.com/
Cynthia Parker-Ohene
01:27:59
Gorgeous!
danieljohnson
01:29:26
Chi Town represent!
924 7123 3399
01:31:12
Hey Tyehimba
Annis Cassells
01:31:54
Native Detroiter, proud to see you!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:33:02
“What you know good”
danieljohnson
01:33:13
What I know good begins with a brick and ends with a book
Porsha Olayiwola
01:33:21
^^
Crystal Valentine
01:33:25
Love that repetition!
Emily (
01:33:32
“What I know good will always be enough to bury me"
Elisabeth Horowitz
01:33:41
Oh yeah!!!
Kenny Likis
01:33:43
Whoooooo
Emily (
01:33:46
Yesss
Annis Cassells
01:33:51
Rise upand tell you allI know
Cynthia Parker-Ohene
01:34:00
Dayuuumm!
Barbora Kučerová
01:34:43
wow
MP Carver
01:35:46
"it's ocean of unsaid seething in a hidden, bloody mouth" wow!
Annis Cassells
01:35:55
"ocean of unsaid seething...
Annis Cassells
01:36:59
I wish you one friend to call...
Justine Dymond
01:38:20
Wow
Annis Cassells
01:38:22
WOW! So powerful!!
Frances Donovan
01:38:23
Whew~
Barbora Kučerová
01:38:23
wow, that was powerful
Cynthia Parker-Ohene
01:38:23
OMG!!!!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:38:25
Wow
MP Carver
01:38:33
striking
Emily (
01:38:34
Really wonderful
Lizzy
01:38:34
the ending was perfect
Kenny Likis
01:38:36
Preach!!!
Jill Crammond
01:38:55
That was amazing! What was the name of that last poem?
Elisabeth Horowitz
01:39:00
*I love you now*
Lynn Hoins
01:39:02
Your father poem was extraordinary.
danieljohnson
01:39:04
Blood of my Blood
Jill Crammond
01:39:20
Thank you!
Kenny Likis
01:39:21
^^^
D Macklin
01:39:23
Thank you for speaking truth!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:39:26
Thank you for this poem and its reminder
Justine Dymond
01:39:33
^^^
Crystal Valentine
01:42:22
Amazing!!
Thomas Daley
01:42:22
ASTONISHING!
Justine Dymond
01:42:24
whoa
MP Carver
01:42:25
wow wow wow!
Danielle Georges
01:42:27
Powerful. Poignant. Necessary.
Emily (
01:42:33
The way you present your work is so powerful.
Sharon
01:42:35
thank you for that dedication!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:42:57
wow
Sandy Sprague
01:43:41
what amazing imagery!
Cynthia Parker-Ohene
01:44:38
Well…Well!!!
Emily (
01:46:26
“Human debris”
Annis Cassells
01:47:22
heartbreakingly beautiful.
Sandy Sprague
01:48:18
absolutely beautiful
b beardsley
01:48:33
stunning
MP Carver
01:48:37
me too
924 7123 3399
01:48:51
On point
Justine Dymond
01:48:57
How does one person write this many stunning poems?!!!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:49:06
^^
Annis Cassells
01:51:20
I love the attitude of this poem!!
Emily (
01:51:36
Yes, the voice!
Sandy Sprague
01:51:43
I love how musical this poem sounds with the subject matter being music
Annis Cassells
01:51:55
Yes,@Sandy S
Annis Cassells
01:53:04
"How sharp I could see with these ears of mine.
MP Carver
01:53:28
What a poem, loved Olio, the whole book is so awesome!
Kenny Likis
01:53:28
Hooray!!!!!
Emily (
01:53:32
Thank you. So great!
Barbora Kučerová
01:53:33
Thank you :)
danieljohnson
01:53:33
Amazing!!!
Crystal Valentine
01:53:34
Wow!!!!
MP Carver
01:53:34
Thank you!!!
Annis Cassells
01:53:41
Beautiful, Just beautiful! Thank you so much!
Sandy Sprague
01:53:42
wonderful! Thank you so much!
Justine Dymond
01:53:48
Wow. Wow. Thank YOU!
Mass Poetry
01:53:51
https://www.tyehimbajess.net
Jill Crammond
01:53:54
Applause! Applause!
Adriana Grant (she/her)
01:54:21
Thank you! Such a wonderful, powerful reading.
Peter Urkowitz
01:55:11
Incredible poetry!
Sara Letourneau
01:55:21
So excited for Naomi Shihab Nye's reading! :D
Lynn Hoins
01:55:31
Magnificent reading!
MP Carver
01:56:12
<3
danieljohnson
01:58:46
Welcome, Naomi!
MP Carver
01:58:49
Lovely!
Justine Dymond
01:58:55
Beautiful!
Annis Cassells
01:59:11
Delighted to see you, Naomi!
MP Carver
01:59:49
ha, if I used that method I could write a thousand poems...
Justine Dymond
02:00:01
Love that prompt idea!
Emily (
02:00:54
Yes, very approachable prompt for kids- maybe responding to a text.
Annis Cassells
02:02:56
Showing the bully humanity...
Pamela Ross
02:03:15
Beautiful words, Naomi.
Justine Dymond
02:04:28
Exactly
D Macklin
02:04:31
Amen… Listen to the children
Annis Cassells
02:04:42
^^^
Kenny Likis
02:07:07
What grace and caring
danieljohnson
02:07:07
I love the reverence
Emily (
02:08:33
Such fun, too!
Sara Letourneau
02:09:12
What is the title of the collection Naomi is reading from now? I know the first one was Voices in the Air.
Justine Dymond
02:09:27
Everything Comes Next
Emily (
02:09:42
Oh, I love that!
Kenny Likis
02:09:51
What a lift!
Annis Cassells
02:09:55
Love that library tribute.
Sara Letourneau
02:09:59
Thank you, Justine!
Annis Cassells
02:11:14
Yay for the Activists!
Annis Cassells
02:12:06
"Sang into Canada. His voice left the USA when his body was not allowed to cross that line..." Wow
Pamela Ross
02:12:20
I’m so curious about this room where Naomi reads.
MP Carver
02:12:27
lovely!
Crystal Valentine
02:12:44
So are so deeply moving
Justine Dymond
02:12:53
Breathless now
Annis Cassells
02:12:54
@Pamela, isn't it interesting.
Pamela Ross
02:13:25
There’s art growing in there.
Annis Cassells
02:13:48
"Standing by a creek that sends everything it knows downstream..."
Pamela Ross
02:14:46
Try through poetry. Bridges humanity.
Barbora Kučerová
02:14:52
True
Robbie Gamble
02:14:55
Keep believing in differences!
Emily (
02:14:58
That’s powerful.
D Macklin
02:16:49
Ashe and Amen
HJ
02:19:13
Thank you Naomi for sharing your beautiful light with the world.
Annis Cassells
02:19:32
Thank you so much, Naomi!!
Tyehimba Jess
02:19:40
Great reading, so glad be a part of this!
Deborah Szabo
02:20:22
Thank you to three wondrous poets!!
cathy Lentes
02:20:28
You continue to teach us all, dear, Naomi. Thank you for your words and your great kindness.
D Macklin
02:20:29
Wonderful!
Justine Dymond
02:20:29
We are all cast aways, aren't we?
Annis Cassells
02:20:35
SNAPS! Naomi!
Sandra Crouch
02:20:37
What a stunning reading. Thank you all poets!
Pamela Ross
02:20:37
Naomi knows how to perform poetry. Stunning.
danieljohnson
02:20:39
What a perfect poem to end on…
Kenny Likis
02:20:40
What a blessing!!!
Justine Dymond
02:20:58
Thank you, Mass Poetry!
Lynn Hoins
02:21:13
Always moved by Naomi Shihab Nye
Annis Cassells
02:21:26
^^^
Barbora Kučerová
02:21:34
You're really an inspiration
MP Carver
02:22:00
what an amazing night! Thank you poets, and thank you to Festival-goers for being here with us!
MP Carver
02:22:21
"ask questions to the mysteries in your own experience"
danieljohnson
02:22:24
The self-run Q & A…this is off the hook!
Pamela Ross
02:22:51
Snap snap
Elisabeth Horowitz
02:22:51
Yes - this is a brilliant way to Q and A!!
Annis Cassells
02:23:05
Love this! Thank you, Naomi!
Dawn Paul
02:23:49
this was a night that will go down in poetry history
Justine Dymond
02:24:26
Loved all of tonight!
MP Carver
02:24:32
https://www.globalvaccinepoem.com/
Adriana Grant (she/her)
02:24:47
Thank you so much!
Sara Letourneau
02:24:59
That was a fantastic reading from Naomi! Thank you so much, Mass Poetry, for having her as a headliner this year!
Annis Cassells
02:25:05
Beautiful evening of poetry. Thank you so much.
Mass Poetry
02:25:30
https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/
Porsha Olayiwola
02:25:32
Thank you MP, Crystal, Daniel and the ENTIRE Mass Poetry Team!
Tyehimba Jess
02:25:42
Had a great time! Here’s to Poetry!
Alexander Levering Kern
02:25:48
what a wonderful evening! thank you!
Danielle Janess (she/her)
02:26:06
Thank you so much, from Canada. This was wonderful!
Annis Cassells
02:26:25
So pleased to be here from the Oregon Coast!
cathy Lentes
02:26:32
Thank you all. Great day of poetry celebration!
MP Carver
02:26:43
Poetry and music up next! Sadie Dupuis and Kaia Kater!
7 Joe McGurn
02:26:52
Great job, Melanie Carver!
Mass Poetry
02:35:21
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Mass Poetry
02:39:51
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MP Carver
02:41:01
Go Kaylin! One of our amazing Mass Poetry folks who are the force behind the Festival!
danieljohnson
02:45:06
So great to have Sadie here with us!
MP Carver
02:46:15
thank you for being here!! Can't wait for your poems!
Margaret Emerson
02:47:37
You are muted, Sadie,
MP Carver
02:47:41
one moment everyone bear with us!
MP Carver
02:52:02
Sadie has rejoined us : ) looking forward to hearing her poems!
MP Carver
02:52:37
the delay has just built the anticipation!
danieljohnson
02:52:37
We can hear you and we’re glad you’re here!
MP Carver
02:53:23
sounds great!!!!
danieljohnson
02:55:31
It bruises and burns to the dirt
MP Carver
02:55:34
wow!
danieljohnson
02:56:49
How my XXX weighs a ton
danieljohnson
02:57:40
Time and spittle in a little paper cup
MP Carver
02:58:03
it was awesome!
danieljohnson
02:59:14
Cry Perfume
Mass Poetry
02:59:50
Wow that first image
MP Carver
03:00:22
ha!
John Scrimgeour
03:02:23
!
MP Carver
03:02:39
going back to childhood
MP Carver
03:04:19
"I'm just trying to drunk mind meld with my online friends...."
Mass Poetry
03:04:39
^^^
danieljohnson
03:05:11
I’m out of my elegance
MP Carver
03:06:28
A couple more!!!!
MP Carver
03:06:38
At least :)
danieljohnson
03:07:49
In raspberry tulle and wielding a kitchen knife
MP Carver
03:08:26
"the arrangements spit out of the stars..."
MP Carver
03:09:56
The corporateer is a great word...
Crystal Valentine
03:10:34
YES!!
MP Carver
03:10:39
Love it!
danieljohnson
03:10:45
Go ahead
MP Carver
03:14:39
I can't hide my face in words...what great turns of phrase
MP Carver
03:16:43
Amazing!!! Thank you!!!
Crystal Valentine
03:16:47
Thank you so much!!!
danieljohnson
03:16:48
Thank you, Sadie!
Crystal Valentine
03:16:53
So amazing!!
Mass Poetry
03:17:33
Thank you, Sadie!!
Sadie Dupuis
03:17:34
Thanks everyone!!! Sorry again for my COMPUTER DRAMA
kaïa kater
03:18:15
Sooo good Sadie!!! Wowww. really enjoyed your poems
Sadie Dupuis
03:18:36
Thanks Kaïa!!! So excited for your set!!!
Crystal Valentine
03:18:53
You both are so great!
Sadie Dupuis
03:22:26
Absolutely shredding on banjo
MP Carver
03:22:27
So beautiful
MP Carver
03:24:06
"I'll take all the light I can get"
MP Carver
03:24:32
not part of a poem or song, but that's a great line too!
Donald Cohen - In the Public Interest
03:24:56
the best
Crystal Valentine
03:25:23
What a wonderful voice.
Sadie Dupuis
03:26:04
I almost read a poem called “Hot Hot Heat” in honor of kaïa being from canada lol
danieljohnson
03:27:05
Such lush sound
Crystal Valentine
03:27:44
Yes, I’m getting chills
Sadie Dupuis
03:29:03
Oh my god it’s shrimp!!!!!
Sadie Dupuis
03:29:12
LOVE it
Mass Poetry
03:29:15
Love it!!
Audrey she/they
03:29:23
love it
MP Carver
03:29:27
looks great!
Sadie Dupuis
03:29:37
Lobster jumpsuit next
MP Carver
03:29:38
goals
danieljohnson
03:29:39
Wow…I did not realize those are shrimp. I see that now…OMG
kaïa kater
03:29:45
In case anyone wants to read the lyrics to these songs, they’re all available here: https://www.kaiakater.com/lyrics-writing
Mass Poetry
03:30:35
I think I need a jumpsuit for each shellfish
kaïa kater
03:31:18
That’s what I’m talking about!!! 🦀🦐🦞
Crystal Valentine
03:32:46
I’m getting my lobster jumpsuit right now!
MP Carver
03:34:00
wonderful!
Mass Poetry
03:34:16
💗
Crystal Valentine
03:34:20
Giving a big virtual applause!!
MP Carver
03:34:25
hooray!!!
danieljohnson
03:34:26
Yes!
Sadie Dupuis
03:34:26
Wooooo!!
danieljohnson
03:35:33
Dream sandbar into glass
Zoe (she/her)
03:35:34
I love it!
MP Carver
03:36:15
"tomorrow is a planet void of sound..."
Crystal Valentine
03:36:34
“Trees are crow feathers”
Sadie Dupuis
03:36:36
WHAT!!! it was amazing
MP Carver
03:36:36
You killed it!!!!!!!!
danieljohnson
03:36:54
Seriously??? You’re welcome back here anytime!
Crystal Valentine
03:36:56
Thank you for sharing your poems with us!!
kaïa kater
03:36:56
Thanks so much everyone ❤️
Sadie Dupuis
03:38:53
Love this one
MP Carver
03:40:37
What a lovely way to end the day!
Donald Cohen - In the Public Interest
03:41:28
love that Kaia! So soulfully powerful.
Crystal Valentine
03:41:52
“When he comes for me I’ll be free” Yes.
Crystal Valentine
03:43:53
Thank YOU for such a special performance!!
Mass Poetry
03:45:52
Thank you, Kaia!
MP Carver
03:46:00
Thank you so much Kaia!
Sadie Dupuis
03:49:52
Awesome!!!
Crystal Valentine
03:49:55
WOOOOO!!!!
MP Carver
03:49:57
Fantastic!
Zoe (she/her)
03:50:02
THANK YOU! Loved it!
kaïa kater
03:50:26
Really enjoyed playing and reading some poems, thank you Mass Poetry for the invitation!
Crystal Valentine
03:50:27
Thank you Kaia! Thank you Sadie!
MP Carver
03:50:27
Thank you both so much, Sadie and Kaia for your amazing songs and poems!
Mass Poetry
03:50:38
This was awesome!! Thank you so much, Sadie and Kaia! Amazing poetry and songs!!
MP Carver
03:50:42
honored to have you!
Mass Poetry
03:51:36
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