Slam Poetry Audience Responses
Juxtaposition of two different audience responses to slam poetry: snapping and clapping. Lily Myers' poem "Shrinking Women" at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational at Wesleyan University.
An audio excerpt from a YouTube video of "Lily Myers - "Shrinking Women" (CUPSI 2013);" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQucWXWXp3k; accessed November 23, 2014.
Wesleyan University; Middletown, CT
slam poetry, snapping, clapping, audience, emotional
Lily Myers: I spent the whole meeting deciding whether or not I could have another piece of pizza / A circular obsession I never wanted, but inheritance is accidental / Still staring at me with wine-soaked lips from across the kitchen table