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TED 2011 – Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter…

In a truly ovation-worthy talk at this year’s TED Conference, 22-year old poet Sarah Kay explains her use of spoken word poetry as a problem-solving tool.  Prepare to be blown away!

“I write poems to figure things out.  Sometimes, the only way I know how to work through something is by writing a poem, and sometimes I get to the end of the poem, and look back and go, ‘Oh so that’s what this is all about.’  And sometimes, I get to the end of the poem and haven’t solved anything!