1963 and Me – Poetry Reading by Latonia Sears

Poetry performed by Val Cole

1963 and Me by Latonia Sears

POETRY 7 questions:

What is the theme of your poem?

Due to the racially motivated hate and hurt going around. I began to think about what it was like when I came into this world. Today’s problems give me memory of that time.

How would you like people to respond when they read or watch your poetry reading?

I would hope and believe that each person can take something they can incorporate into their everyday lives. To actually think about it.

How long have you been writing poetry?

I have been writing poetry since 1998 which would give me18 years just writing poetry.

Do you have a favorite poet?

My favorite poet will always be Maya Angelou. Very strong voice and individual who gave this world a lot.

What influenced you to submit to WILDsound and have your poetry performed by a professional actor?

I really respect and appreciate Wildsound and the Poetry Festival. This really helps to showcase you as a poet or writer. It is truly a blessing for me.

Do you write other works? scripts? Short Stories? Etc..?

I wrote a play, 2 novels, poems, quotes. short stories, would like to try greeting cards. I have dreamed of writing a movie. There is a lot I could dabble in as a writer and poet.

What is your passion in life?

Writing is something I truly love and plan to excel in the future if I continue to run after it.

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