Disrupter of the status quo
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!Poet-musicians Udelle Robinson and Magic Jack ATX warmed up prior to the show. Finally, the rouletters were in place for the most candid group shot ever. (Note how half didn’t realize pictures were being taken.)
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
Then, Magic Jack ATX recited a poem about the torrential rains and tempting Mother Nature’s fate. Udelle Robinson mathematically and emotionally explained a tumultuous relationship. Liana Petruzzi shared the remembrance poem she wrote when her father passed four years ago.Donna Dechen Birdwell read a grim list of mass shootings as examples why things need to change.
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
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)
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)