30 Days of Poetry of Love – Danez Smith

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Happy poetry month day 23!

Today’s poet is a new favorite, Danez Smith.

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Credit image: http://www.danezsmithpoet.com; Photo image: Hieu Minh Nguyen

Born in St. Paul, MN, Danez Smith is a black, gay poet and spoken word performer. Smith is the founding member of Dark Noise Collective. A two time Individual World Poetry Slam finalist. And three time Rustbelt Poetry Slam Champion.

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