Saturday, June 18, 2011

LOVE the poet @ The Inspired Word NYC Spoken Word Poetry Series

LOVE the poet @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, May 19, 2011 @ One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC.

Michelle Antoinette Nelson, also known as LOVE the poet, is a prominent poet/author on the national performance and literary art scenes, and in the field of creative writing education. She has appeared on CNN as a speaker at the Jena 6 rally in Washington, D.C., co-produced and appeared in "Passion Fruit Tea" (a short film based on her poem with the same name), released multiple spoken word CDs, and has performed on college campuses nationwide. Michelle is also an active member of the Maryland Speaker's Bureau, a member of the Punany Poets (as seen on HBO), the creator of Live Lyrics! Creative writing workshops, host of BE FREE Fridays, and an active member of Poetry for the People Baltimore. For booking and more information visit

The Inspired Word is New York City's hottest new spoken word poetry series happening every Thursday night in downtown Manhattan, produced by longtime journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner.

Filmed and Edited by: Laurence Wallace

Music by: Oveous

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