Flowpoetry: Evilsizer’s, Issue #2
This week, we present the second installment in our series showcasing the work of Flowpoetry. Having bridged the gap between poetry and music, Flowpoetry’s progressive and chill approach to spoken word jam transcends musical boundaries and interlaces shared storytelling and poetic vibration into a communal and collective consciousness that unifies the ancient and future as one.
This week’s work is part of a “Spaghetti Western” suite of poems, which have been loosely inspired over time by the movies of Sergio Leone. An impressionistic piece about a gunfighter who finds himself shot and dying in the dusty street of a small town in the Tombstone region of Arizona during the days of the Wild West mid to late 1800s. The title refers to the name of a saloon in the area of the Chiricahua mountains, which was reputed to be a watering hole for all sorts of unsavory types…outlaws and smugglers. We present “Evilsizer’s.”
With over 950 shows in the USA with bands and as a solo poet, Flowpoetry has been honored as a finalist for the MNSWA “Urban Griot” International/National Performer of the year alongside other poets such as Leonard Cohen and Saul Williams. In 2014, Flowpoetry was voted as one of Madison Magazine’s Best Spoken Word/Poetry Performers. He is a three-time finalist for Best Artist in the Annual Madison WI Area Music Awards. You can check out more of his work here.