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Q&A with Clint Smith - Spoken Word Activist and Educator


"My poetry is me trying to reconcile my own life and opportunities I’ve had with opportunities my students aren’t given and how profoundly unfair that is. A lot of my poetry deals with my students and the stories of other folks but there’s also poetry that speaks specifically to my own life.

My profession and my work could not exist without poetry and poetry couldn’t exist without the work."

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  • foodpolitic

    Thanks so much! We're always on the lookout for voices who need a little push to be heard.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Fantastic interview and clips you've shared. I love how he uses poetry to humanize people.