Today I want to share another video from poet/singer/songwriter Tanya Davis. In this spoken word performance, Davis tells why she feels we should never repress our true selves. "Subtlety," she says, "is just never gonna be my specialty"—and perhaps it shouldn't be ours, either. Tanya's words not only inspire me but put me in the mood to create. I hope you find some inspiration in this video as well.
Wishing you all a beautiful and creative Monday. ☺
subtlety has never been my specialty either.. It has its own disadvantages too..ReplyDelete
It definitely can. I'm glad you liked the poem. :)Delete
Hmmmmm....and I thought I had the OverDoNess Market cornered! Well done Tanya...nice voice and well spoken...not an easy prose to recite. Nice way to start a Monday, Dana!ReplyDelete
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Happy you enjoyed it, Sue.Delete
Have a great Monday!
I'm only good at subtlety if I'm mad at someone ;)ReplyDelete
I like the poem! Good inspiration to kick off the week. Happy Monday!
Glad you liked it! Tanya Davis is really talented. I'd love to see her in person.Delete
That was quite a commentary! Subtlety is tough. If you're an open person, it's hard to block off your heart and not let people see it.ReplyDelete
That's so true. And if you open yourself up and keep getting burned, then you might try to stifle that very important part of who you are, and that's not good either...Delete
That is a wonderful piece. And, I confess, I can be circumlocutiously subtle, if I really have to be.ReplyDelete
But the truth is, as you know, I'm a Bear. My nature is to be as subtle as a sledge hammer with all the finesse of a canal horse.
Blessings and Bear hugs!
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Love it! I really enjoy spoken-word poetry. So true and raw, full of emotions. Thanks for sharing this. And happy Monday to you, too!ReplyDelete
That's what I like about it, too. I envy the people (like Davis) who can do it well.Delete
Hope you had a great Monday.
Wow, I can totally relate to this. As a matter of fact, I was just thinking about this concept earlier today.ReplyDelete
Very cool. :)Delete
What an interesting and inspiring way to start the week! Thanks!ReplyDelete
Glad you enjoyed it. :)Delete
I'm a very blunt person, but I'm also an incredibly shy person and its insanely hard to make me talk. Which is a bit ironic because I have a blog.ReplyDelete
She's pretty awesome.ReplyDelete
I really admire her work.Delete
Ha! I can definitely relate!!! my friends try to be nice I guess when they say maybe I should be more diplomatic.ReplyDelete
Sometimes I try so hard to be subtle in my writing that some things go unnoticed. It's a fine line to walk. Happy Monday to you too!ReplyDelete
You're right: it is a fine line. I find myself doing the same thing in my writing.Delete
Funny, how I have always considered subtlety to be a virtue which I lack. It is a new idea for me that it may be overrated...ReplyDelete
That's what I like about Davis's poetry: it gives the listeners something to think about. :)Delete
I try my very best to be as subtle as can be...it's in my nature to be that way.ReplyDelete
Same here, at least with most people.Delete
This is so inspiring!:)ReplyDelete
She's an amazing poet. :)Delete