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A Protest Song for Love

In Global RAP, we created protest songs for a topic that matters to us. To me, the rights and equal treatment of anyone with a different sexual orientation or identification are important to me. Discrimination against anyone in the LGBTQ community causes insecurities that can lead to consequences as negative as suicide. I wrote the Read More…

Water-Inspired Poetry

During Global RAP, I created a poem that was inspired by the nature of water. The elements of the poem include: translations of a Toulouse-Lautrec painting and an original painting I made, a shape that reflects the shape of water, and consonant sounds. I attempted to incorporate an element of melody in the poem; however, Read More…

Milestone #4: Earths Connection

Introduction: In my poem, I felt the need to use very natural and organic words. I wanted to make an obvious connection with the human race and earth through phrases such as “connected in a delicate balance”. The focus of what earth does for us was also a subject I wanted to tie into my Read More…

Kabuki Folk Music

I chose to represent three elements of Kabuki: change, echo, and theater design. I chose change as an element because one of the adjectives I selected to describe Kabuki was vicissitudinous. The reason for my choice was that Kabuki music has a rhythm that can change at any time, and often it goes from long Read More…

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