Sean is delighted to welcome special guest poet/painter/performer Manisha Anjali into Castaway Studios. She is the author of Sugar Kane Woman, a collection of poems about the dreams and hallucinations of exiled Indo-Fijian women. Her works have been published in Seizure, Mascara Literary Review, Blackmail Press, IKA Journal and Lor Journal.
Sean opens the show with a poem titled This Is How It Works. One of his many poems arising out of having his heart broken into a million pieces. LOL. (shoutout to Dyana Gray.)
Sean and Manisha chat about Manisha's poetry and his first encounter hearing her perform at Girls on Key.
Manisha performs a couple of poems including debuting one new piece that has never been read in public before.
Sean reads a poem titled Are You a Good Poet especially inspired by More Than A Whelan listener supplied listener prompts.
Thank you to our Muses of The Week!
Mileta Rien - leggings as pants' and 'fortune cookie
Luce - Spaceman
Meg Mundell - Pigeon eating a fortune cookie!
Penny Waller - Typerwriter
Gretta Olsen- Mantis Shrimp
Cameron Semmens - Sloth (sorry Cameron forgot to mention your name on the show!)
Whelan and Stealin'
Manisha reads a poem by poet Christina Conrad.
Sean reads a poem by the late David McComb of the Triffids from the collection Beautiful Waste. The poem is called Nocturne vs The Girl With The Faulty Pleasure Instinct.