WATCH FEBRUARY 2016 Poetry Readings

Best of Poetry performance readings in February 2016. Performed by Kaleb Alexander and Maya Wolosyzn

Best of Poetry performance readings in February 2016. Performed by Kaleb Alexander and Maya Wolosyzn

 Stranger In Love� – Poetry Reading by Poetess Chantelle Cherie

 Marvelous Universe Poetry Reading By Karina Pinella

 Dear Lie – Poetry Reading by Stephanie Crosby

 Call me guilty – Poetry Reading by Stephanie Crosby

 Assumptions – Poetry Reading by Denise P Isaac

 #1 fan Poetry Reading by Stephanie Crosby

 Paris � The Atrocity 13th November 2015

 FRAGMENTS Poetry Reading by Melissa R Mendelson

 Forgiveness Poetry Reading by Sherille Williams

* * * * *

Watch Poetry performance readings:

Watch Poetry made into Movies:

***

Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo
Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne
Editor: John Johnson

#1 fan Poetry Reading by Stephanie Crosby, Performed by Maya Wolosyzn

The theme to this poem is obsession. I became friends with a pro wrestler and I picked up one of his  fan mail. I was amazed on how desperate this person was for attention.

Watch the Poetry Reading: #1 FAN:

Get to know poet Stephanie Crosby:

1) What is the theme of your poem?

The theme to this poem is obsession. I became friends with a pro wrestler and I picked up one of his  fan mail. I was amazed on how desperate this person was for attention.

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

The same reaction of shock that I felt.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

For roughly 3 years.

4) Do you have a favorite poet?

Eargar Allen Poe

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

I wanted my work to be read and to be seen by the public.

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

I am also a novelist. Which brings out my plug for my novel ‘The Last Virgin Alive’  which is available on Amazon at this press time. It is about a young girl’s girl struggle to keep her virginity.

7) What is your passion in life?

My passion in life is writing. Being able to get all of my emotions out on paper is great and to have people to relate is amazing.

—–

Poetry performed by Maya Wolosyzn

Produced/Directed by Matthew Toffolo

Editor/Shot by John Johnson

Submit your POEM to the Poetry Festival: http://www.festivalforpoetry.com

WATCH POETRY READINGS (see what we can do when you submit):

WATCH POETRY MOVIES (see what we can do when you submit):

Forgiveness Poetry Reading by Sherille Williams, Performed by Maya Wolosyzn

I never had my poem recited by someone else. I saw the website and just decided to give it a try. I’m not a winner of anything so when I actually won this opportunity I was really proud of myself. Along with the book I put this poem in, my first book THE MARKS ON MY SKIN.

Watch the Poetry Reading: FORGIVENESS:

Get to know poet Sherille Williams:

1) What is the theme of your poem?

The name of my poem is called Forgiveness

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

I would like people to respond to this poem by understanding this feeling of forgiveness is not easy but simple.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

I been writing poetry since I was 14. I use to play my Alicia keys music and incorporate that along with the pain I endured in my life.

4) Do you have a favorite poet?

My favorite poet is Emily Dickinson, not only for her work but how she lived her life. She secluded herald from others and I have a bad habit of doing that.

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

I never had my poem recited by someone else. I saw the website and just decided to give it a try. I’m not a winner of anything so when I actually won this opportunity I was really proud of myself. Along with the book I put this poem in, my first book THE MARKS ON MY SKIN.

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

Yes, I am a songwriter and regularly co write with other artists. I am also writing my debut novel.

I have not wire turn short stories in a long time so no I have not, if the idea was presented to me then I would not mind using my creative mind to help out.

7) What is your passion in life?

My passion in life is helping others. If I cannot help you then I feel bad so writing poetry for allows me to use the stories of people I know and use my own experience to help others. Understanding someone else’s thoughts usually seem a one sided. So with creative writing it allows me to place in different perspectives but the raw truth.
—–

Poetry performed by Maya Wolosyzn

Produced/Directed by Matthew Toffolo

Editor/Shot by John Johnson

Submit your POEM to the Poetry Festival: http://www.festivalforpoetry.com

WATCH POETRY READINGS (see what we can do when you submit):

WATCH POETRY MOVIES (see what we can do when you submit):

Paris – The Atrocity 13th November 2015 – Poetry Reading by Jane Gill Wilson, Read by Maya Wolosyzn

I was given the opportunity to submit to Wildsound following the publication of ‘Paris – The Atrocity’ on the poetry festival website. After reviewing some poetry performances I thought it would be beneficial to promote my work to a wider audience via Wildsound.

Watch the Poetry Reading: PARIS – THE ATROCITY 13th November 2015:

Get to know poet Jane Gill-Wilson:

1) What is the theme of your poem?

The theme of ‘Paris – The Atrocity’ is Human Interest, Emotive, Rhyme.

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

My aim is to draw the reader/listener into the heart of the subject matter. In the case of ‘Paris – The Atrocity’ I hope the poem will allow people to explore their own thoughts surrounding the tragic events, and raise an awareness of the secondary consequences of such atrocities.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

I began writing poetry as a cathartic process during some troubled times in 2010.

4) Do you have a favorite poet?

No, I don’t really have a favorite poet. I am very much inspired by life events and write inspirational, biographical poetry. My style is always rhyming verse. However, I have been influenced by Pam Ayres who is an English poet, comedian  and songwriter. My next book due to be published by Pegasus Eliot Mackenzie in 2016 is a humorous collection of dating stories told in rhyme.

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

I was given the opportunity to submit to Wildsound following the publication of ‘Paris – The Atrocity’ on the poetry festival website. After reviewing some poetry performances I thought it would be beneficial to promote my work to a wider audience via Wildsound.

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

Yes, I am a songwriter and regularly co write with other artists. I am also writing my debut novel.

Some of my songs and those of my co writers can be heard at:www.reverbnation.com/janegillwilson

7) What is your passion in life?

My passion in life is my creativity through words.  I am never happier than when I’m writing, be it a poem or a song.

—–

Poetry performed by Maya Wolosyzn

Produced/Directed by Matthew Toffolo

Editor/Shot by John Johnson

Submit your POEM to the Poetry Festival: http://www.festivalforpoetry.com

WATCH POETRY READINGS (see what we can do when you submit):

WATCH POETRY MOVIES (see what we can do when you submit):

FRAGMENTS Poetry Reading by Melissa R Mendelson, Performed by Maya Wolosyzn

Watch the Poetry Reading FRAGMENTS:

Get to know writer Melissa R  Mendelson:

1) What is the theme of your poem?
Reflection.  The past to me is crystal clear, but the future is not.

2) How would you like people to respond when they read or watch your
poetry reading?
I would like my poem to be but a mirror, a pool of thought for others to sit by, contemplate, dream and wonder.

3) How long have you been writing poetry?
I've been writing poetry since high school.

4) Do you have a favorite poet?
William Blake.  I love how his poem is used in "Lullaby" by Loreena McKennitt.

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

Exposure.

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

I am a published short story author and poet.  I also write lyrics and fan fiction.  Most of my fan fiction is based off of Sci-Fi/Supernatural Television Shows.

7) What is your passion in life?

Writing.

****

Poetry performed by Maya Wolosyzn

Produced/Directed by Matthew Toffolo

Editor/Shot by John Johnson

Submit your POEM to the Poetry Festival: http://www.festivalforpoetry.com

WATCH POETRY READINGS (see what we can do when you submit):

WATCH POETRY MOVIES (see what we can do when you submit):