Janani - “trans/national” (CUPSI 2013)
“My testosterone is now made by Israel’s largest company. There is colonization running through my bloodstream.”
Janani, of Stanford University, performing during semifinals at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.
In which nice things are said about my work that make me incredibly bashful.
That moment of absolute horror when you realize that you’ve been listening, for two years now, to one of your absolute favorite albums with the tracks IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER NOT THE INTENDED ALBUM ORDER.
I could throw up, I’ve never hated the alphabet more.
Are you in Brooklyn? Are you somewhere close enough to fly, drive, bike, walk, or swim there by May 10th? Dope.
Do you like poetry?
Do you like Megan Falley? Aaron Samuels? Jon Sands?
Do you like me? (Wait don’t answer that actually.)
I’ll see you HERE then.