Poetry Reading: not me by Jose Carlos Peliano

Performed by Michelle Alexander

Get to know the poet:

What is the theme of your poem?

The theme of my poem is compassion: I looked at a children photo that taught the camera was a weapon and stood up her arms! (the photo is attached below)

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

Well, they’ll respond better if the photo comes with the poem print, but anyway the poem expresses a feeling of the way a person really wants to show itself to someone else!

How long have you been writing poetry?

I’ve been writing poems since my teen age

Do you have a favorite poet?

In the english literature Yeats and Eliot, in Spain Espanca and Lorca, in Chile Neruda, in Brazil Drummond and Moraes

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

I saw tweets of the festival, I’ve read some poems published and decided to submit

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

Yes, I write also shot stories, chronicles and novels

What is your passion in life?

My passion in life is to live in passion

Author: poetryfest

Submit your Poetry to the Festival. Three Options: 1) To post. 2) To have performed by an actor 3) To be made into a film.

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