Mashed Poetics: Against Me-Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Mashed Poetics is a night of spoken word and music mash up where a live band performs a music album while poets share new work based on the songs from the album. On Tuesday April 21st the Verses Festival of Words presents Mashed Poetics version of Transgender Dysphoria Blues by Against Me. Due to social distancing requirements this will be a solo acoustic performance by band leader Trevana Spilchen aka Spillious the Ridiculous One and our 10 poets performing via Zoom.

Here’s a link to the event through We Show Up

Featured poets and songs include…

LJ Weisberg–Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Anotonette Rea-True Trans Soul Rebel
Tawahum–Unconditional Love
Marion J. Lefevre–Drinking with the Jocks
Emory Oakley–Osama Bin Laden as the Crucified Christ

Side B

Kit Tempo–F— My Life 666
Holden Wall–Dead Friend
Static Jam–Two Coffins
Spillious–Paralytic States
Beni Xiao–Black Me Out

Betsy Warland’s Lost Lagoon Book Launch | Facebook

Betsy Warland will give a reading from the new book followed by a conversation with Cynthia Flood and audience Q&A.
• Free, online, and everyone welcome.
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Betsy Warland’s lyric prose poems in “Lost Lagoon/lost in thought” (Caitlin Press) question the seemingly rigid boundaries between the urban and natural world.