Embrace the edit…

I went to the Say the Word poetry slam last night and heard some wonderful work. Some things really spoke to me and I left there with my head lost in thought… so lost I walked out without paying for two drinks. Fortunately, I was rescued (Thanks Sarah!) and now I owe reparation drinks from now until eternity…

I hadn’t been to poetry slam in awhile. I could feel the creativity washing over me, sinking into my pores and I feel like I’ve been kickstarted. I’m not a poet, but I enjoy participating and it benefits my writing. I urge serious writers to go to things like this, if you have the opportunity, and watch your work get even better. If you don’t have the opportunity, create it.

I shared a few things last night, one of which was this haiku…

Haiku 7

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher, and author with over 20 years of experience in newspaper journalism. She co-publishes Space and Time magazine with author husband Ryan Aussie Smith. For more information visit SpaceandTime.net
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