Sarah Kay started performing poetry when she was 14.
“This world is made out of sugar.
It crumbles so easily,
but don’t be afraid to stick your tongue out and taste it.”
Kay is the founder of Project V.O.I.C.E. (Vocal Outreach Into Creative Expression), a national movement that celebrates and inspires youth self-expression through Spoken Word Poetry. Since 2004, Project V.O.I.C.E. has encouraged young people to use Spoken Word as a vehicle for self-understanding, acceptance, and expression.
Kay’s piece (below) entitled If I Should Have a Daughter offers an inspiring breath of self-reflection and wisdom…
Cat Snyder is a student of cultural anthropology and peace and conflict studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Growing up on a small island off the coast of New Jersey, she is a beach girl at heart, but her love affair with the mountains of Colorado began four years ago. After her trip to India last fall, she has learned to appreciate the chaos and magic of travel. In her free time, she enjoys running, kundalini meditation, and meeting new people. Friend her on Facebook.