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Big City Adventures with Seana

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Hellllloooo! Recently one of my best friends and I took a spontaneous day trip to the magical land of Chicago. Who was this friend, you ask? Well, actually, you may know her. She owns her own little portion of the blogosphere over at TTIW, and her name is Seana. For those of you who don't know her, I've been friends with her for over 7 years now and I highly advise you all to get to know her :)


Anyway. Back to Chicago. We kicked the day off bright and early, boarding the train and spending a majority of the time chatting, catching up, and working on our math exam review sheet (ick, no fun! But much better to do with a friend rather than alone). Despite bringing school into the mix on our day off, the train ride was probably one of the most interesting I've had. For example, a lady sitting in front of us kept eavesdropping and butting her unwelcomed opinions into our conversations, and another lady in our train car either had an extremely loud, obnoxious personality, or she…

Spoken Word

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Hellloooooo! Let me start out by saying, I have good news! I will be beginning to blog semi-regularly again soon! I was recently talking to another blogger friend of mine and our little chat kind of rekindled my vision and passion for blogging. Soooo, be ready for that. 
Now for the real purpose of this post :) Lately, I have been kind of obsessed with spoken word poetry. As you know, I took a creative writing class for school in the first semester this year and one unit we did was poetry. Unfortunately I don't really write much poetry because I'm absolutely horrible at it, but I enjoyed trying and especially listening to other people's. But what turned me on to the spoken word variety was that a guy in my class literally wrote and performed the most inspiring, and engaging poem ever, and I have NEVER HEARD ANYTHING LIKE IT IN MY LIFE. It was so, so, so beautiful. I was hooked. 
So I began thinking about spoken word, and I realized that not only can it be a spoken type po…