Spoken word poem

My wonderful brother’s emotional story so far, beautifully told.

twitter.com/DanielEMeade

‘Sup all!

Quick post.

Since I’ve been forced to quit football I’ve gotten more and more into poetry – specifically ‘Spoken Word’.

I have a lot of poetry in the works, but this is the first piece I’ve (somewhat) finished. Its a kind-of story/kind-of poem centered on three themes that have become increasingly confluential the longer I’ve been in the U.S.

Friends back home comment a lot on how great my life is out here – and it often is. But it’s evident that through the eyes of social media, adversity is easily painted over by pictures of sunny beaches and palm trees – which is completely understandable, but not always the reality.

Whatever the weather (pun intended), this journey has always seemed to give me a way to turn negatives into a new positive; a new goal; a new passion. And this part of the poem touches on my…

View original post 64 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s