National Poetry Month FIRE-A-Thon
Lluvia Claudio Albarran
Originally from Stanford Connecticut, Lluvia
has been writing poetry since elementary school. This is her
first public reading and her first attempt at writing
something worth sharing
Was born and raised in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an illustration major at
Maryland Institute College of Art and currently resides in
Grew up in upstate New York.
She came to MICA as a painting major but recently made a switch
to video. She is interested in making documentary films.
Is a sophomore artist at
Maryland Institute College of Art. He is 20 years old and
dreams of being a genius.
Is a sophomore Illustration
major from Princeton, New Jersey. She hopes to become a
freelance artist after college and do Illustrations for books,
comics, and graphic novels. When she is not working or spending
time with friends, she also enjoys singing and acting.
Graphic Design Student from
Poetry, patterns, faces,
actions, and vibes. These are the things I love to read: Plant
the seed water and I will grow.
Is a junior video major from
Cincinnati, Ohio. He will be accompanied by Sam Miller, a senior
General Fine Arts major from Silver Spring, Maryland.
Is from an “extensive”
family of polar bears. The only animals that will instinctively
hunt and kill humans. She likes fanciful imaginations and
miniature food products. She can’t wait to read her poems to
Born and raised outside of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Creative writing has never been
practiced but has been respected. In this first public reading
he hopes to connect with someone who is listening.
This “rad” lady from
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has a love/hate relationship with pop
culture and public attention. She’s currently training
strenuously for this marathon of suppressing self consciousness
and simultaneously rocking out with her “bad” self.
Originally from his mother,
Htet hopes his reading goes well. He was born in Rangoon, Burma
and moved to Ithava, New York at nine years of age. He is
currently majoring in video at Maryland Institute College of
Born in Baltimore, Maryland,
Cindy has been writing books and stories since she could hold a
pencil in her hand. For all of her writing and poetry, she has
been heavily influenced by the writings of Jamaica Kincaid,
Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker, and the words of [ Blues
genius ] Robert Johnson.
Was born and raised in
Washington, D.C. He has been writing poetry since elementary
school but has never “publically” recited any of his works. He
is excited to get up and give it a try. Give it up for Chris!
This is her 1st
time reading her own poems to a group of people. Over this last
semester she has improved a lot at writing poetry. She is
originally from the Midwest.
Is an energetic animation
major from the District of Columbia. This product of Chipped
Diamond (DC) is a junior involved with the Black Student Union
and K.I.P. Clothing Company. His major goal is to enjoy life
and own a home in 5 countries.
FIRE-A THON’s talented
graphic designer Is a New Jersey native and a graphic design
major with a Creative Writing minor at Maryland Institute
College Art. She enjoys writing but this is her first
experience with writing poetry. She hopes to continue learning
about language and expression from this and other poetry
Was born in the United
states but was raised most of his life in Korea. He has
“aspects of poem in different cultures and believes strongly
that his thought apphed to poem is interesting enough to
Sculpture major MICAN.
Marylander, oldest girl of 5, May Celeste. Aspiring bush pilot,
artist and traveler. Llama farmer too.
Poems. Important Ideas in
Poems: My current spot in life; my doubts on humanity; my views
on love; my temper, and my biggest obstacles in making art.
This former R&B superstar
has merged himself into “the work of poetry”; while still
perfecting his craft. His hobbies include animation,
skateboarding and food. His fine and delicate features
truly “immense themselves” in his poetry and his Soviet
Communist background only pushes him to be the very best.
Born and raised in
Cleveland, Ohio with poetry in his blood, he began to write at
13 years of age out of frustration with the world around him:
and his is still frustrated but art and spirituality have
allowed him to see the beauty in the world and to share that
beauty with those around him.
Chezia Thompson Cager Strand
Is a Poet Dr. Teacher guided by
the ancient river of light that seeks the good in being –Jes
Grew seeking its text/The Book of The 7Seals in
rivers in Africa, Europe, China and the New World - Diva Squad
poetry sergeant: Poet Mother who wrote 2 children into life and
fed them poetry and river water and struggle: Poet Wife who
celebrates daily her sojourn to a life as 2 in the kiss of
spring’s heat, standing in the rain of life’s continued
challenges – sabbatical bound.