Say It/Sing It
From "Say It/Sing It If the Spirit Leads: Ars Poetica (after Vievee Francis)"
That every day is a toast
to living. An ode to the way we
made resilience an art
My classroom is a self-love anthem
in 9 parts. Together, we unlearn shame.
Sing what we cannot say anywhere else.
Design by Alison Farone © 2013
Watch poet Dr. Joshua Bennett recite "Say It/Sing It" a poem for MOVEMENT, the 2016 celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Watch Dr. Joshua Bennett's lecture: "Self Reflection & History of Spoken Word Tradition" from 2019, Chautauqua Institution