Gateway Poetry Jam Feb. 13 Features Spoken Word Artist Brandon Xplicit
Gateway Community and Technical College will feature rising young poet Brandon Xplicit Thornton at a Poetry Jam Feb. 13 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the colleges Edgewood Campus, 790 Thomas More Parkway. The performance is part of Gateways observance of Black History Month.
A former college math instructor, Xplicit is a slam poet who draws inspiration for his work from life experience. His performances feature poems about financial responsibility, credit cards, family and relationship struggles, responsible college living and Black history. He has performed at more than 100 college campuses in the past two years and recently released a CD entitled Life After Poetry.