#poetsinthewildnyc 2015: locals

a reprise of my debut #poetsinthewildnyc poetry graffiti project, this time with all local poets!

(check out the instagram tag HERE!)

thanks to everyone who sent me their work to graff ;)

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day 1– sculpture park, LIC. RAMYA RAMANA, nyc youth poet laureate. from ‘you are worthy of the war’

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day 2– myrtle ave, bklyn. SHAFINA AHMED, from ‘disguise’

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day 3– good ol’ astoria park. BILLY CONAHAN

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day 4– 7 train to flushing. MARIA LISELLA

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day 5– 21st st, LIC. RICHIE ALEXANDRO, from ‘self-portrait’

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day 6– mets-willets pt 7train stop. COYOTE BLOOD, from ‘cambria chardonnay 1989’

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day lucky 7– near qboro bridge, LIC. MEGAN DIBELLO

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day 8– clinton-washington stop, bklyn. JOANNA C. VALENTE, from ‘oculus’

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day 9– delancey st stop, nyc. VALERIE G. KEANE, from ‘ontologism’

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day 10– clinton ave, bklyn. MELISSA WEST, ‘and if we were slugs’

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day 11– broadway stop, astoria. MICAH ZEVIN, from ‘year of the dragon(s)’

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day 12– delancey st, nyc. DARLENE JAVIER

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day 13– lafayette ave, bklyn. PATRICIA HARMON, jennifer gersbeck’s mama, from ‘fetish.’ (btw the moon necklace was on the mailbox when i got there.. it made me write her poem in that spot :))

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day 14– allen st, nyc. NICOLE YORK

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day 15– st james place, bklyn. CRYSTAL RIVERA, from ‘dear danny’

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day 16– vernon blvd, LIC. this one is particularly special to me because it’s my baby sis. incredible girl & incredible talent. one of the wildest spirits i’ve ever known. no hashtag in the graff but it doesn’t need one. she always breaks the mold anyway. APRIL <3

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day 17– williamsburg bridge, bk side. JOSEPH MULHOLLAND, from ‘her mother’

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day 18– 11th st, LIC. SANA HUSSAIN

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day 19– metropolitan ave, bklyn. WENDY ANGULO

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day 20– rainey park, LIC. LILIANA/CONDE SIERRA (ruff translation for those like me who can’t read this beautiful language: don’t wait for her to reach your door, find the door before you open it… don’t dream of her kissing your forehead, open your mind, before confusing it… etc.)

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day 21– clinton & greene, bklyn. KEVIN MARQUEZ

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day 22– williamsburg bridge, LES side. YESENIA GUERRA, from ‘maktub’

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day 23– allen st, nyc. MARC MONTFLEURY

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day 24– shore of socrates sculpture park, LIC. MONICA MENDOZA

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day 25– 44th dr, LIC. YI WU, from ‘jane’

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day 26– 23rd st, LIC. CARMEN TAVERAS MOLINA

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day 27– court square station, LIC. GERRY LIFRIERI, from ‘barcelona’

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day 28– broome st, nyc. MIKE STAHL, from ‘there has to be a better way to spend a day and money’

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day 29– g train to queens. JENNIFER HARMON GERSBECK, from ‘new york’

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the grand finale from beautiful DREW ELIZA. day 30–ย 10th st, LIC. THANK YOU to all my amazing friends for participating. poetry lives & breathes with you XXOO

BONUS!ย all from 12th st, LIC

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A. K. ROSE

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JOAN WILLETTE

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VALERIE G. KEANE

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