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2021 Massachusetts Poetry Festival - Shared screen with speaker view
Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
37:03
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Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
37:55
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Alisha Erin Hillam (she hers), Volunteer
38:43
Christopher Greggs, Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mynameisgreggs/facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nameyourworld
Pamela Ross
39:41
My daughter was in First Wave at U of Wisconsin. How I envied her!
Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
41:09
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Kirwyn Sutherland
45:25
wow
Lauren Bullock | she/her
48:10
Man, if Joshua Bennett can get rejected that many times from Cave then maybe there is hope for all of us
Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
48:48
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Keith D. Lee
50:07
@J Bennet, very beneficial comments on learning in a Black Tradition of writing as supplement to mainstream concepts of writing
L. Renée
50:59
Such a great question! Thank you for asking.
Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
54:02
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Karen Howard
01:02:02
The same is true for Black Joy.
Kwame (xe|they)
01:02:15
^^
Keith D. Lee
01:05:21
Yes, spoken word can be credited for speaking contemporary rage and also African American literary tradition is about protest even back to Wheatley through Brooks, Hayden, Brown, Lorde and others that led to Black arts poetry then RAP then Spoken Word. Excellent point about Spoken Work being connected to rage and anger.
Keith D. Lee
01:09:26
@Greggs, Excellent questions and moderation!
Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
01:09:53
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Melissa Silva
01:13:55
Great questions! Great discussion! So rich!
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:17:16
All Black preschool! Whew!
Nick Makoha
01:17:25
Big
Melissa Silva
01:18:56
Love the stance of wandering rather than sitting in class. Research comes in all shapes
Bette Bland
01:19:21
Everyone should a black immersion experience in life…there are great mental confidence to be experienced—preschool, elementary school, jr.high/high school, hocus
Nick Makoha
01:19:35
Agree
Karen Howard
01:19:43
^^
Nick Makoha
01:21:07
Good questions
L. Renée
01:21:13
I am so here for all these questions. Somebody is reading my mind!
Jennifer N. Shannon
01:21:32
The questions are awesome!
micahruelle
01:21:37
This panel is *amazing*
Keith D. Lee
01:21:41
Thank you Cave Canem and Mass Poetry Festival for this very important collaboration.!
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:21:50
TARA BETTS! <3
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:22:26
These questions are so good. Might need a copy for my own journal
CM Burroughs (she) Associate Professor of Poetry
01:22:32
Can you all discuss applying for NEA grants?
Bette Bland
01:22:43
Thank you Cave Canem! Mass Poetry!! Great panelists! Great moderation!
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:23:22
Yes, Black Nature is SUCH a good anthology
Nick Makoha
01:24:02
Helpful
Nick Makoha
01:26:22
Question: Do you find the Poetic Mind is always at work?
L. Renée
01:27:41
Woo! Yes!
Keith D. Lee
01:27:53
@Judd. Love the way you bring the conversations back to creativity and crafting poems via space and time to left the work speak to what form it wants to manifest on page or in other art forms. Thank you for stressing that the art will instruct the poet.
Jennifer N. Shannon
01:29:20
LOVED this discussion!!! Thank you!
Volunteer Barbara Boches (she/her)
01:29:21
link from Christopher Greggs https://cavecanempoets.kindful.com/
Kristin
01:29:30
Such a gift—thank you Christopher, Bettina, and Joshua for this conversation.
Erin Roussel
01:29:32
Thank you both for your thoughtful answers!
Nick Makoha
01:29:40
Both of yay are amazing
Kirwyn Sutherland
01:29:42
Yes! Get those books from both of them.
micahruelle
01:29:43
Thank you for letting us witness this great convo
Jess Skyleson (they/them)
01:29:50
Thank you so much!!!
Kathleen Gillespie
01:29:51
Thank you both for your flowI I’m inspired
Niki Herd
01:30:11
Thank you!
L. Renée
01:30:16
Woot, woot! Congrats! Thank y’all for the gift of this gathering.
pai22m@mtholyoke.edu
01:30:21
Thank you all for this fantastic conversation <3
jessica (she/her)
01:30:21
Thank you all so much!
Dannie Ruth
01:30:28
Thank you all! This has been amazing
Rommi Smith
01:30:29
Thanks so much for this dynamic conversation
Bettina A Judd
01:30:59
My website: http://www.bettinajudd.com, patient. poems: http://www.patientpoems.com, @bettinajudd on all social media.
Betty H. Neals
01:31:24
Thank you. Fantastic! Betty H. Neals
Christopher J. Greggs, Cave Canem || He His ||
01:31:38
Hello Friends! Feel free to follow me at @mynameisgreggs
Jessica Lucci
01:31:43
This was excellent, thank you!
Joshua Bennett
01:31:44
https://www.drjoshuabennett.com/
Joshua Bennett
01:31:52
Thanks, everyone!
Jessica Lucci
01:31:58
My email is jessicalucci@jessicalucci.org
Christopher J. Greggs, Cave Canem || He His ||
01:32:03
You can support Cave Canem at https://cavecanempoets.kindful.com/
Rommi Smith
01:32:43
@rommismith