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Each season, we delve into a spoken word poet's album, track by track.

Each season, we delve into a spoken word poet's album, track by track.
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Each season, we delve into a spoken word poet's album, track by track.

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English


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Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 11: 41.795961 -71.409946

10/21/2019
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The coordinates of Egypt's grandmother's home, this poem explores detailing going back to your foundation, going back to your roots, going back to the home that made you who you currently are. Remembering where you came from and remembering the struggles you've overcome. Though hardships may define your circumstance, they don't have to define who you are. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:12:44

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 10: Honest

10/19/2019
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"I can tell you that I'm feeling something really badly... is different than vulnerability which is how can i find help, how can i move forward. being stuck in that rut is honest, but being vulnerable is willing to empower yourself or others to continue to push on and move through that honesty to find hope." --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:16:08

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 09: I Wouldn't Call It Hate

10/17/2019
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"I wanted to... create this track not so much as an open letter to the church but as an open letter to the people the church shunned." "I didn't want to blame God for the shortcomings of His people." --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:26:25

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 08: Don't Meet Your Heroes

10/15/2019
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Egypt shares about the discomfort she's experienced when people have looked at her as a hero, as a role model. "It's never what I set out to do... I would rather have friends than fans." "There had been instances where I had idolized figures in music and I met them and it crushed me." --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:17:11

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 07: How Are You?

10/13/2019
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We talk about the struggle of being open and honest with others in a way that invites them to share about how they truly are. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:13:17

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 06: Kitchen Fires

10/11/2019
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Egypt shares about the importance of being open and transparent with those areas of our lives that are embarrassing and shameful. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:14:06

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 05: Pawn Shop Poem

10/9/2019
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"A pawn shop isn't a place where dreams go to die, it's a spot where those things that symbolize those defeats and those valleys that you've been through have a chance to be used again, to be whole again, to be new again... I want anyone hearing it to know that there is still hope for them." --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:10:58

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 04: Wanderer

10/7/2019
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"I'm talking in this poem, about wandering with intent and a purpose" Egypt sets the tone of the album with the title track, sharing about the struggle of finding purpose while on the road, trying to find a sense of home while being away from home. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:11:16

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 03: October 1, 2014

10/5/2019
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"If I am gonna write a record talking about wanting to find home, I needed to start from the place that I left. And if I didn't leave home, where did I start from, and why am I doing this?" The first track from Egypt's album "Wanderer" was recorded 5 years before its release. "October 1, 2014" was recorded on a phone by one of Egypt's friends. It's served as a reminder of why Egypt started writing and where she hopes to head with her art. --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:10:16

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 02: Wanderer album

10/3/2019
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" none of the situations had changed, but I had..this record forced me to - you can't write something like this and not change as a person." Egypt shares about her writing process for this album and how she grew through the process. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:12:07

Season 05 - Egypt Speaks - ep. 01: Writing since elementary school

10/1/2019
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"I learned protest poetry simply by trying to get out of doing chores" Egypt shares about how she starting to write poetry in elementary school and how that has led to her current pursuits with poetry today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:15:01

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 09: Home.

9/25/2019
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"Home." closes out the album "Create" and Micah shares about a time period of crashing on friends' couches and finding a sense of Home and identity. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:14:26

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 08: Adoption

9/22/2019
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"Make sure you're celebrating people around you." Micah shares some of his story involving being part of the family of Christian brothers and sisters. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:08:48

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 07: The Last Son

9/19/2019
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Micah's comic book influence takes center stage with the poem "The Last Son." This poem reflects on what was in the face of trauma and loss. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:13:17

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 06: Golem

9/16/2019
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"Golem" is inspired by Psalm 139 and Micah talks about our uncreated form devoid of life. Micah dives into themes of identity and where our true identity comes from with this poem. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:10:32

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 05: Ancients

9/13/2019
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"Ancients" was inspired by the idea that much of what is around us - the dirt, the air, water - is ancient, is timeless. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:08:14

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 04: Create

9/10/2019
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Micah shares about his poem "Create," the title track from his debut album. In this poem Micah explores the creative process and the deep need to create. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:09:09

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 03: Passionate

9/7/2019
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Micah shares about the first track on his album called "Passionate." He shares about the decision to begin the album with this track and about desiring to create in a passionate way. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:09:24

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 02: Create EP

9/4/2019
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Micah gives an overview of his album "Create" and the themes contained throughout the structure of the album. MicahKimber.bandcamp.com Intro music - "I Believe It" by Flatfoot 56 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:07:58

Season 04 - Micah Kimber - ep. 01: Micah Kimber Poetry

9/1/2019
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Micah shares about how he began writing poetry and some of his inspirations. Check out Micah's debut album "Create" at the link below! MicahKimber.bandcamp.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hollerinpoets/support

Duration:00:09:58