Can't Sleep on This...
I've loved Guante for a long time
(I’m posting this, but not mailing it, to avoid spamming peoples’ email boxes. But I had to post it because the linking interface in Notes is not great.)
So I poked around his website, then got sucked into his YouTube poetry playlist. Which, though YouTube sometimes feels like wastage, turned out to be—in this most singular slice of that videocandy universe—a wondrous way to spend some time. If you only have a few minutes, and want to avoid binge temptations, here are links to (only) three fantastic pieces by Guante:
If you need a primer on Spoken Word poetry, he has a Beginner’s Guide posted on his website, too.