Posts tagged with: popular culture

Four Lines

POET: Brandon PIECE: Four Lines TOPICS DISCUSSED: Race and Ethnicity SUMMARY: Upbringing experience, Brandon expressed the chaos in his identity as he managed to keep his roots over the overwhelming whiteness. Key Lines/Phrases Key Line/PhraseDiscussion “No one asks your whiteness [...]
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I am Nerd

POET:Omar Holmon PIECE: I am Nerd. TOPICS DISCUSSED: Society and Culture SUMMARY: This peace shows us that being labelled a “nerd” isn’t as derogatory as you may think. And that maybe we should embrace our geeky side. Key Lines/Phrases Key [...]
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Wile E Coyote

POET: Shane Hawley PIECE: Wile E Coyote TOPICS DISCUSSED:
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Us

POET: T. Miller PIECE: Us TOPICS DISCUSSED:
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The Hunger Games

POET: Imani Cezanne PIECE: The Hunger Games TOPICS DISCUSSED: Class Stratification Poverty SUMMARY: Imani paints a more real account of hunger games. At the intersection of race and class, she reexamines what it means to survive in poverty. Key Lines/Phrases [...]
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Dear Ursula

POET: Melissa May PIECE: Dear Ursula TOPICS DISCUSSED: Society and Culture SUMMARY: Yes - Ursula, from Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Melissa May laments the slimming down of the villain and brings an endearing quality to her character. Key Lines/Phrases Key [...]
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