Jessicaw

United States

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Jessicaw (United States) published:

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PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

I read: “Classical music came… in a smooth, muted flow”
And I pause,
Wondering.
What classic is ever smooth or muted?
Nothing becomes classic
Without emotion!
(You roll your eyes, and I wonder
How I am:
My tastes older
than most living
and yet, I am a youth.)

Stravinky’s Firebird, Danse Infernale--
a dance of fire--
Can you not hear the danger,
Fear,
Confusion,
In the frantic brass?
(and yes, the brass are frantic, their lips burning. What a piece!)
...

5 months ago

2

Jessicaw (United States) published:

Viewpoint

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

I read: “Classical music came… in a smooth, muted flow”
And I pause,
Wondering.
What classic is ever smooth or muted?
Nothing becomes classic
Without emotion!
(You roll your eyes, and I wonder
How I am:
My tastes older
than most living
and yet, I am a youth.)

Stravinky’s Firebird, Danse Infernale--
a dance of fire--
Can you not hear the danger,
Fear,
Confusion,
In the frantic brass?
(and yes, the brass are frantic, their lips burning. What a piece!)
...

5 months ago

1

Jessicaw (United States) published:

Viewpoint

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

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I read: “Classical music came… in a smooth, muted flow”
And I pause,
Wondering.
What classic is ever smooth or muted?
Nothing becomes classic
Without emotion!
(You roll your eyes, and I wonder
How I am:
My tastes older
than most living
and yet, I am a youth.)

Stravinky’s Firebird, Danse Infernale--
a dance of fire--
Can you not hear the danger,
Fear,
Confusion,
In the frantic brass?
(and yes, the brass are frantic, their lips burning. What a...

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago

1

Jessicaw (United States) published:

Viewpoint

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

Preferences
I read: “Classical music came… in a smooth, muted flow”
And I pause,
Wondering.
What classic is ever smooth or muted?
Nothing becomes classic
Without emotion!
(You roll your eyes, and I wonder
How I am:
My tastes older
than most living
and yet, I am a youth.)

Stravinky’s Firebird, Danse Infernale--
a dance of fire--
Can you not hear the danger,
Fear,
Confusion,
In the frantic brass?
(and yes, the brass are frantic, their lips burning. What a...

Seeking Peer Reviews

6 months ago