The first Sarah, she didn’t know what to do with impossible.
Nor do I. But if I could talk about it the way Sarah Kay does, maybe it wouldn’t seem so impossible.
There are people in this world whose professional identity is “poet”. That alone seems impossible to me, and yet of course it isn’t.
Give her TED talk 18 minutes. Put it on while you’re doing something and just listen. But know that her words and her rhythm are going to draw you in and you’re going to get mesmerized.
And then go watch her Hands on Def Poetry for a little bit more.
And then tell me, what are 10 things you know to be true? I’ll spot you the first nine. You just finish it off with yours.