Kane Smego is a spoken word artist in Durham, N.C. He wrote a poem about the end of his grandfather's life, expressing his own questions and regrets. We'll be hearing more from Kane and his group Sacrificial Poets on this program.
A group of college students are in Egypt and Tunisia this summer. They raised money and borrowed microphones, saying they simply had to be there. We air one of their first poems from Cairo.
We offer another missive from Egypt from the Poetic Portraits of a Revolution. This one muses on the idea of heroes. The poets are Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa and Will McInerney.
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