Jabberwalking

CD - unabridged
Audio (2 discs)
Product Number: BN12878
Released: Mar 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781543687347
Narrator/s: Juan Felipe Herrera
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

"Can you walk and talk at the same time? What about Jabberwalk? Can you write and draw and walk and journal all at the same time? United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera can, and he's here to teach you everything he knows about being a real-life, bonified, Jabberwalking poet! Jabber Walkers write and speak for themselves and others no matter where their feet may take them-to Jabberwalk is to be a poet on the move! And there's no stopping once you're a Jabber Walker, writing fast, fast, fast, scribble-poems-on-the-run. Scribble what you see Scribble what you hear It's all out there - let's go! Vamonos!"

Professional reviews

"Herrera is at once a wise teacher and an anxious new U.S. poet laureate. The listener must write a poem, he thinks. Herrera is eager to help while he walks his dog, Lotus, and heads to DC's Library of Congress. This is no passive listen--it's an experience! There are sound effects as you learn to jabberwalk. Herrera's excitement guides the jabberwalking--gathering inspiration and making scribbles and burbles. The listener's poem will be brilliant--but the process is what this book is all about. Herrera stops his instruction for short remembrances of his childhood. The narration is less a book than a 1.5-hour spoken-word performance/writing lesson/kick in the pants to get writing. Take Herrera's advice and listen during a jabberwalk of creative inspiration. M.P.P. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

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