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Excellent collection of poetry by the greatest Greek poet.


Typewriter Rodeo: Cicadas

Aug 2, 2019
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Each week, the Standard reaches out to Austin’s Typewriter Rodeo for a custom poem on Texas topics.

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For National Poetry Month in April, KWBU is highlighting four local poets to share what influences their work as well as how they entered into the medium.

Our third poet is Isis Lee.

Lee is a local musician, singer-songwriter and poet in the Waco area. She is the organizer and host of the Waco Poets Society and has been published in several magazines including the Stone Circle, Nota Bene and Bohemia. She has also performed in poetry slams and word competitions around central Texas. 

(Photo by Akirra Raheem)

For National Poetry Month in April, KWBU is highlighting four local poets to share what influences their work as well as how they entered into the medium. 

Our second poet is Sierra Raheem.

Raheem is a student at Baylor University majoring in Professional Writing and Rhetoric. She recently performed at Cultivate 7Twelve on March 25th at a spoken word and live music event. She also has had her poetry published in The Pheonix Literary Magazine. 

You can read and listen to more of Raheem's work below. 

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