2 Brave Girls Break Religious Stereotypes: Slam Poetry Like You’ve Never Seen.

Via on Apr 15, 2014

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Words fail me now.

This message is so deep and profound, and so mature for two relatively young girls, who stand hand in hand together as one.

This is beautiful and challenging—and asking people to consider religious and racial stereotypes.

These are poignant and philosophical words that are worthy of everyone’s time.

Wow, wow and more wow.

I am inspired and amazed by this message that is delivered so eloquently:

 

 

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About Laura Kutney

Laura Kutney was born, raised and still lives in California. Although she studied chemical engineering in college, Laura’s love affair with philosophy and writing started before she can remember. If one could peek inside of her heart, they would find a whirlwind of thoughts and feelings swirling around a collection of words, books, art, music, photos, and most importantly, her closest friends and family and treasured places. Laura often looses herself in thought. This, combined with the fact that life is ever-changing, leaves her with plenty to write about. She can be found here at elephant journal, on her blog (Mosaic Commons) and on Facebook.

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5 Responses to “2 Brave Girls Break Religious Stereotypes: Slam Poetry Like You’ve Never Seen.”

  1. Laura Kutney laurakutney says:

    Love notes from Facebook:

    Savannah – Beautiful. Perfect.

    Courtney – Adore.

    Jessica – There's still hope.

    Vicki – Yep, they nailed it.

    Carlene – We all need so much more of these kind of girls!

    Melyssa – Awesome!!!!

    Jodi – Thank you for sharing.

    Sarah – Bailey, you know me well enough to know [the hair on my arms] would stand and tears would cling to eyelids and inspiration and love would boil over from within me. Wow.

    Bailey – Incredible right. I knew you would appreciate~<3~Sarah

    Plus a few hearts. :-)

  2. cara says:

    Powerful. Wow

  3. l.d.temple says:

    In watching this video and reading the comments, my first thoughts were "hell yeah" and "where there are children, there is always hope." These thoughts coming from the humanitarian in me…thank you for this video.

    • Laura Kutney laurakutney says:

      Glad you like this as much as I did. I also think that there is hope in future generations, but I also think that we need to look in the mirror and realize that we are someone else's 'next generation' and that we need to do some of the work and make some of the changes ourselves. All the best to you! Laura

  4. Ira says:

    I’ve seen this in a dozen versions. groups in Israel+Palestine try to celebrate holidays together, grieve together, and live together, but they are a few hundred idealists in millions of sheep, not represented in government and diplomats on either side. The moderates just don’t count when violence rules, I’m afraid. Preaching poetically to the choir won’t help :-(

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