This TED video of Sarah Kay is a beautiful story of a woman who discovered her power through spoken word. A performing poet since she was 14 years old, Sarah Kay is the founder of Project V.O.I.C.E, teaching poetry and self-expression at schools across the United States. Watch the video below, and listen to her poem during the introduction, entitled ""If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ..."
I use poetry to help me work through what I dont understand, but I show up to each new poem with a backpack filled with everything else I've been. - Sarah Kay