Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The Tavern of Creativity in NYC: Bessie's Blues

This poem is dedicated to Bessie Smith. It's called, Bessie's Blues. This was done on June 21, 2009 at the Baha'i Center in New York City. I hope you like it. Peace~

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6 comments:

http://geoffreyphilp.blogspot.com/ said...

I loved the poem and the delivery--very cool, Stephen.

Stephen Bess said...

Thanks, Geoffrey. I had a lot of fun in New York. Now, I want to read more! We will see. Thanks again for the encouragement.

Kofi Conde said...

Yes; Cool...is the word, Stephen Bess you looked like you could throw down a blues song of your own the way you told that poem: "The arm she would use to cut with...love with". I loved it...and Bessie's music. Thanks.

Stephen Bess said...

What's up brother. Long time. Yes, I had fun doing that. NY treated me with good 'ol hospitality and love. I'll never forget it.

Black on Campus said...

I had no idea you were such a talented poet. Can't wait to see/hear more. Do you have a book out?

JenellyBean said...

LOL @ Equal Opportunity lover.
I liked this poem.



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