Poetry Reading: Disease S U, by Darrell Herbert

Performed by Val Cole

Get to know the poet:

What is the theme of your poem?

The theme of my poem deals with feelings of indifference.

What motivated you to write this poem?

My motivation for writing this piece stemmed from a multitude of experiences.

How long have you been writing poetry?

I have been writing poetry ever since I was five.

If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?

I would have dinner with Kurt Cobain.

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

My influence to submit my poetry to get it performed by a professional actor was due to the fact that none of my published poems have been read by someone outside of myself.

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

Unfortunately, I don’t write short-stories. But, I do write songs for other musicians.

What is your passion in life?

My passion in life is expressing myself freely in an attempt to empower those who feel powerless.

About 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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