Saturday, March 9, 2013

For the Bullied and Beautiful! (warning, it is profound)

By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and … different. "To This Day," his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video (created, crowdsource-style, by 80 animators). Here, he gives a glorious live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson. (there is one swear)