The Profundity of a Name

29 Aug

Omg this young poetess BLEW ME AWAY!!!!! If you don’t give this a listen, you are missing out. I promise. Oh, the profundity of an Ethiopian name. This young lady didn’t just say “Get my name right.” She use the power of lyric.

From Brave New Voices 2012, Fox Theatre, Downtown Oakland

If you loved this young lady’s performance, please do not hesitate to share!

Ayvaunn Penn is an award-winning writer pursuing her graduate degrees in dramatic writing and acting. She is also a freelance editorpoet, and spoken word artist. To like Your Black Poets on Facebook, click here. To become Ayvaunn’s Facebook friend, click here.


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