“That’s how I participate in other people’s work. I carry it. The most important poems for us are the ones we carry.” – Ocean Vuong
I ended up taking advantage of the fact that I was on the margins. I used the power of invisibility to crack open spaces at the edges. The power of performance is impermanence — nobody could catch it and say “here’s proof of what she is saying or doing.”
“Poetry calls us into ourselves. It’s asking you to be truthful and say whatever it is you need to say.”
“I just started working on a piece that’s a mash up of Neil Degrasse Tyson and Nicki Minaj.”
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