Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone #Poetry #SpokenWord

Now that I’ve declared I was a poet (much more so than just a fiction writer), I decided to really put myself out there.

By recording poetry as “spoken word.”

This was a huge thing for me as I absolutely HATE the sound of my own voice. This mainly stem from a history of speech problems due to my hearing impairment.  So, after listening to other poets’ recording their poems, not to mention some hard-core loving encouragement from Susan Richardson, I took that leap.

Quiet was my very first attempt.  This poem was actually inspired by having listened to so many of Avi Kaplan’s music:

 

Once was a poem I wrote years ago, but it’s a story I feel is still very relevant today:

 

I may do more in the near future.

2 thoughts on “Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone #Poetry #SpokenWord

  1. Carrie Ann, I am so thrilled that you decided to do this. The recording is beautiful, the poem is beautiful, the images are beautiful. You are amazing and inspire me so much!!!!

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  2. Congratulations Carrie Ann on taking that leap. Your poems are beautiful, your voice so soft and harmonious. The videos ‘grandiose’.
    Thank you for such pure moments of bliss.

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