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File #: 54439    Version: 1 Name: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Charles E. Payne - "Madison Flood Prose"
Type: Presentation Status: Accepted
File created: 1/16/2019 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 1/22/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Charles E. Payne - "Madison Flood Prose"
Attachments: 1. Madison Flood Prose.pdf

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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Charles E. Payne - "Madison Flood Prose"

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Charles Payne considers himself a self-taught spoken word artist with an emphasis in performance poetry that encompasses personal narrative and social commentary. He has significant performing experience in the Southwest, the Midwest, and with the National Poetry Slam (NPS). He believes prose and poetry are powerful tools that can be used to create real dialogue across privilege, gender and race.