The poems by Vanessa Hidary, this week’s “Poet with Chutzpah” are not just slammin’, they’re empowering, and they’re Jewish at that. Unabashedly, boldly, fabulously Jewish.
This week’s Poet with Chutzpah coined the phrase “Talmudic jazz poetry.” Jake Marmer combines poetry, music and Judaism into his own “personalized bop apocalypse.” It’s pretty wild.
Whether you’re a poet, beat-boxer, or just a plain music-loving Jewish hipster, you’re going to love this week’s Poet with Chutzpah, Matthue Roth.
What makes a TC Jewfolk Poet with Chutzpah? We asked Jewish slam poet and actress Yael Miraim why she thought she was a Poet with an edge.
In honor of National Poetry Month, TC Jewfolk is profiling Jewish poets with Chutzpah. One each week for the four weeks in April.