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This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks to Sarah Kay, the world-famous spoken word poet. Brian and Sarah talk about how 9/11 impacted her life as a young artist and why people feel unwelcome in the “house of poetry.” Plus, Sarah discusses life on the road as an educator and poet, why she sees art as an exchange of gifts, and how she was confused for the wait staff just before giving the TED Talk that changed her life.
- “If I Should Have a Daughter” a TED Talk by Sarah Kay
- Project Voice
- “The Type” by Sarah Kay
- Brown University
- Bowery Poetry
- Nuyorican Poets Cafe
- 28 Pieces From 2015 That Should Be Required Reading for Women by Emma Gray
- I’m 15-Years-Old and This Is What Love Feels Like by Anna Koppelman
- “Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie” by Bob Dylan
- 30 Rock “Reunion” episode
- “On the Discomfort of Being in the Same Room as the Boy You Like” by Sarah Kay
- “Winter Without You” by Sarah Kay
- CUPSI Poetry Slam
- “What We Build” a Scripps commencement address by Sarah Kay
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Podcast production by Jayson De Leon.