Action-hero &

Disrupter of the status quo

1 AWR tea

This roulette started off with a uniquely poetic tea.
2 tea poem

There were 20 different cups since, according to couplet rules, everyone had to choose a cup which resonated with them. Check out the “mugshots” at the end of the post!3 Udelle & JackPoet-musicians Udelle Robinson and Magic Jack ATX warmed up prior to the show. 4 group shotFinally, the rouletters were in place for the most candid group shot ever. (Note how half didn’t realize pictures were being taken.)
5 Udelle & Jack Magic Jack ATX demonstrated how everything changes instantly, punctuating his poetry with his guitar and Udelle Robinson’s ukelele.

Please click on the link below to view the performances of Magic Jack ATX (w/Udelle Robinson), Udelle Robinson, Liana Petruzzi, and Donna Dechen Birdwell

6 Jack Then, Magic Jack ATX recited a poem about the torrential rains and tempting Mother Nature’s fate.7 Udelle Udelle Robinson mathematically and emotionally explained a tumultuous relationship.8 Liana Liana Petruzzi shared the remembrance poem she wrote when her father passed four years ago.9 DonnaDonna Dechen Birdwell read a grim list of mass shootings as examples why things need to change.
10 Brian Brian Grosz told a war story from his daredevil stunt-driving days.

Please click on the link below to view the performances of Brian Grosz and Teresa Y. Roberson

11 me Teresa Y. Roberson first shared the adventurous summary of what compelled her to make certain choices in her life. Then she read an excerpt from her newly published novel, The Adventures of Infinity & Negativa.

Please click on the link below to view the performances of Teresa Y. Roberson and Thom the World Poet (w/Magic Jack ATX)

12 Thom
Thom the World Poet, accompanied by Magic Jack ATX, started his dazzling myriad of poetry by remembering the game-changing poetry of Pablo Neruda and Kahlil Gibran.

13 El Guapo

El Guapo started the open mic.

Please click on the link below to view the open mic performances of El Guapo, Birdman 313, Donna Dechen Birdwell, Magic Jack ATX, Stephanie Johnson, Valentin Sandoval, Evelyn Donahoe, Justin Wilcox, Brian Grosz, Thom the World Poet (w/Magic Jack ATX)

14 Birdman 313 Birdman 31315 Donna Donna Dechen Birdwell16 Jack Magic Jack ATX17 StephanieStephanie Johnson
18 Valentin Valentin Sandoval19 Evelyn Evelyn Donahoe20 Justin Justin Wilcox21 Brian Brian Grosz22 Thom Thom the World Poet accompanied by Magic Jack ATX

The “Mugshots”23 mugshot 24 mugshot 25 mugshot 26 mugshot 27 mugshot 28 mugshot 29 mugshot 30 mugshot 31 mugshot 32 mugshot 33 mugshot 34 mugshot 36 mugshot 37 mugshot 38 mugshot