the Pres candidate i'm voting for just got arrested in TX. Go Dr. JILL STEIN! Leading by example. http://ow.ly/eVbip
peace my friends! apologies for being so absent. no excuses, just apologies. today i'm just here briefly to let you know there is about one more week to submit to the split this rock poetry contest. deadline is nov. 1st and it's open to everybody. submit your poems here. that is, if you believe, as … Continue reading split this rock poetry contest
peace fam, please buy tix and donate to support Community Water Solutions. i'm performing Sunday at the concert. http://ow.ly/dEPrM
i may have ended my boycott and got a twitter account. 😦 this is what the world has come to. @jonathanbtucker
the journey to Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival in Berkeley, California with 11 talented teenage poets representing DC. the first-ever Louder Than A Bomb - DMV Teen Poetry Slam Festival here in DC with 12 school slam teams coming together in an awesome day of fellowship and spoken word. the National Poetry … Continue reading A summer to remember
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What do you see when you look at me?You don’t look me in the eyes So what is it you’re looking for? Am I the kid who beat up your brother in middle school?Am I the one who stole his bike and you couldn’t do anything about it?Do you see vengeance in me?A chance to … Continue reading What Do You See? Questions from Trayvon Martin to his killer
"Art means nothing if it simply decorates the dinner table of power which holds it hostage." - Adrienne Rich this prolific poet passed away today. we pay our respect, and honor her life and work. learn about her.
Saturday, Feb. 25th at 8pm at Busboys and Poets 5th & K. RSVP online at http://www.facebook.com/events/136150153168073/
join us Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at 5pm at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery for the DC Youth Slam Team's 2012 Semi-Finals
braided and baked like challah my identity is constantly turning and being read like torah different interpretations of the same living thing and idea an artifact we can study it is my breath on the bar'chu calling me up to be my tongue on tekiah waking up those who sleep i speak my purpose i … Continue reading braided and baked
these are words that i will bring home with me to the states. miffed, in particular, is one that i really like. it pretty much means pissed, but it sounds cooler. oh, and proper is something they say a lot here too. as is brilliant. a good joke i just heard, when being offered tea. … Continue reading miffed, rubbish, brilliant, and other british sayings
peace and blessings my friends. today i am writing from Warwick University in the UK. i am here for a week-long conference called Limmud. i don't have pictures to post (yet) because my phone is not active over here, but there will be many beautiful things to see and share over my trip, i'm sure. … Continue reading in the UK, Limmud, and being Jewish during Christmas
the december poetry slam at ballou high school was:amazingfunpowerfulmovingspiritualrealhonestintensefunnythese are the poets. some will go on to battle it out to make the 2012 dc youth slam team this year. there are many youth poetry slams scheduled for january and february, and these are the last chances to make the team.
here is video of me performing at the beltway poetry slam. can you tell i really like that hat? http://blip.tv/play/qSGC4tteAg.html
one of my latest pieces, via my good friends at the angle. check it out and share it if you appreciate the message. Jonathan B. Tucker: Dear David from Park Triangle Productions on Vimeo.