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National Poetry Slam, Bout 2, Artists Quarter

By Fish DeSmith Witness to the crush of humans trying to get both out of and into the Artist Quarter, Ward and I decided not to try to make it to another venue and dug in for Bout 2 at … Continue reading

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National Poetry Slam, Bout 1, Artist Quarter

By Fish DeSmith Hello again, spoken word fans. By now maybe you have combed through Ward’s and my massive pile of tweets from the Artist Quarter bouts last night. We each tweeted our initial thoughts on the poems as they … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray

by Fish DeSmith It’s a hot July evening and I’m on my way to 42nd Avenue Station in North Minneapolis for Alison Bergblom Johnson’s storytelling series, Words in Shades of Gray. 42nd Avenue Station is a sweet little venue, with … Continue reading

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