If Things Don’t Work Out, You Can Always Go To Law School
April 10, 2010 § Leave a comment
As Seth Godin writes, this is probably the most shared poem on YouTube.
For those, like me, who learn by saying things out loud – poetry is at it’s best when it’s off the page. That’s why poetry slam events were some of my favourite evenings while I lived in Berlin, where there is a huge English-language slam-poetry scene.
Although this is Taylor’s most well-known poem, it’s really worth taking some time to watch his other performances. They’re witty, powerful, and made me see 7th-graders in a new light!