"1. The poem about the killer in the mother's point of view stood out to me the most. It was very heart touching because no mother would ever expect her son to grow up and become a criminal. Also, the mother would be hurt a lot because she would…"
"All of Sierra Demulder's poems were amazing and really caught my attention but the poem that stood out it me the most was the poem about Sierra's grandfather. It was really sad how he passed away and how he wasn't able to remember…"
"At first, I would have said her poem about her sister as I can relate easily to that. The idea of my younger sister ever going through something as horrible as that frightens me. But though that was very inspiring and heartfelt, I think the one that…"
"1. The poem about one of her co-workers, Ariel, stood out to me the most. It amazed me that Sierra can write poems on something so simple like a coworker. The majority of the poem was making fun of Adriel's ways or aspects like her tattoos, but…"
"1. I really liked Julia Dirkes-Jacks' and Luke Madden's debate about who had it worse, tall women or short men. They did a great job of creating strong arguments for both sides, while also making it fun to watch. I also though it was…"
"I really enjoyed Julia Dirkes Jacks and Luke Madden's performance because they brought up a subject that applie to many people, but isn't spoken about very often. I, myself, am under the average heigt of girls my age. Sadly, it is true…"
"1. I really enjoyed Julia Dirkes-Jacks/Luke Madden's performance. They had a very unique way of highlighting their differences and rather than ignoring them, they embraced them. Both presenters recognized that although they are challenged in…"
"1. Sierra's poem about her sister stood out the most to me. This poem stood out to me because it rememinded me of my own sister. The feelings that Sierra felt in her poem towards her sister are very similar to the feelings I feel towards my…"
"1. Her poem about her grandfather really stood out for me because my dad's uncle had Alzheimer's and my great grandma also had it, and it was heartbreaking to see them remember exactly who everyone was one day, but have no idea the next.…"
"1. I like Julia's and Luke's piece because they talked about the troubles they face as a tall woman and a short man. They tackled a real issue that most people ignore. It shouldn't matter how tall or short you are; that shouldn't…"
"1. Sierra's first poem, "Today Means Amen", is the poem that stood out the most to me. I've seen this poem performed a number of times, and each time it is performed with great emotion. This poem always makes me feel good about…"
"1) The poem about Jeffrey Dahmer's mother was my favorite. I enjoy hearing both perspectives of an issue, and I wonder what the families feel when they find out that someone they grew up with is convicted of murder. The media always…"
"1) Sierra's poem "Paper Towels" stood out to me the most, because someone close to me was raped and it has changed her and the way she views men immensely. It was hard for her to trust men again, and it is still is hard for her today.…"
"1. “Today means Amen” would of have to been the most memorable piece for myself. Just like most of the people before me I felt its message was so strong because she didn't use and name only “you” to reach out to everyone…"
"1. Sierra's piece about her grandfather was the most touching and had the most memorable impact on me. Last winter break, my family and I went to Singapore to visit my grandfather, who also has Alzheimer's, and the trip was intensely…"
"1) I really liked Julia Dirkes-Jacks and Luke Maddens about who has it worst between short men or tall woman. They presented their piece with such enthusiasm it drew the audience in. They were also funny giving examples of why each person had it…"
I was so impressed by how in sync these performers were. When Miss Berdick told me they put together this entire show in 6 weeks, I was stunned. Not many people realize how much work goes into a theatrical performance and I applaud the entire cast!
Today I had the opportunity to watch the Fermilab Physics Slam second period. Going into Writer's Week today, I was expecting a very fun, quick explanations of physics, maybe from some young science guys. I was taken aback by the two very established and professional looking Physicians that I heard from today. It was clear that they were physicians, not performance speakers, because of their often monotonous and scientific monologues. I enjoy the male physician's monologue a little better then the womens, beause he used some props that helped explain his point to me. Though it was kind of the Fermilab physicians to take their time to come and speak to us today, I feel as thought their speeches went over our heads a bit.
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