Silence Is Not Always Golden: A Poetic Revolution

Silence Is Not Always Golden A Poetic Revolution Silence Is Not Always Golden A Poetic Revolution is a collection of poetry that is defying the norm The title was inspired by the Black Panther Party s Huey Newton s quote You can jail a Revolutionar
  • Title: Silence Is Not Always Golden: A Poetic Revolution
  • Author: Joy Elan
  • ISBN: 9781484045053
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Paperback
  • Silence Is Not Always Golden: A Poetic Revolution
    Silence Is Not Always Golden A Poetic Revolution is a collection of poetry that is defying the norm The title was inspired by the Black Panther Party s Huey Newton s quote, You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can t jail the Revolution Instead of writing what people want to hear, I wrote what people need to hear The truth Sometimes the truth can be beautiful and soSilence Is Not Always Golden A Poetic Revolution is a collection of poetry that is defying the norm The title was inspired by the Black Panther Party s Huey Newton s quote, You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can t jail the Revolution Instead of writing what people want to hear, I wrote what people need to hear The truth Sometimes the truth can be beautiful and sometimes it can be ugly My words and my voice are my weapons and I have to speak up on my beliefs Other people may not feel as powerful to speak up so I speak up for them I could not sit there and not say anything I was taught that you cannot do what everyone else wants you have to do what YOU want To be YOU is as original as there can be and people will try to put you down because you are different I say try because only YOU can let them There is to life than making a living and surviving You must fulfill your purpose by pursuing your dreams because if you do not, life will pass you by My words are my way of fulfilling my purpose because I am making my dream a reality and I am showing you that you can do the same.
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    About " Joy Elan "

  • Joy Elan

    Joy Elan is from Oakland and Berkeley, CA She received her BA in African American Studies at UC Berkeley and her MA in Education at Stanford University She won third place in Oakland s Got Talent in June 2014 for her spoken word piece, I m A Survivor In 2015, she won Poetry Video of the Year for her spoken word video, I m A Survivor at the National Poetry Awards She is currently working with urban youth in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • I LOVE spoken word and was very excited to read a book of poetry from a spoken word artist I learned very fast that listening to it and reading it are completely different.There were quite a few poems that I needed to reread because I didn t feel like I had the rhythm right in my head One poem may be written in another style from the next so I kept feeling the need to change.This book gets a 3 It doesn t feel as if it was meant to be read like a book with a story That was my mistake When I went [...]


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