JOHNNY ANOMALY

Spoken Word Poet | Author | Host of The Creative Coping Podcast | anchor.fm/creativecopingpod
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Starving for the Spotlight
a month ago
She said, "I want to reach for the stars and pull down the sky." She was determined to leave this small town behind. Following her dreams led to a downward spiral and those who claim to know her today...
Bangarang!
a month ago
We start this battle with a rhythmic dissing, a fierce competition where an extensive vocabulary is your only ammunition. Like Rufio and Peter Pan, you know you've had a good punch line when the Lost ...
Monster Behind the Mask
a month ago
Sometimes, I must admit that I'm impatient. I'm so sick of holding my tongue when I want to speak. It's the equivalent of holding my breath when I want to breathe. I keep all of my emotions held close...
Wings
a month ago
I was told when I was younger not to run with scissors in my hands. Well, now that I'm a father, I tell my children the same thing. Take into consideration the manifestation of that gravitational pull...
Undertow
a month ago
I'm not as good with finding the right words as some would think. Wearing these emotions so elaborately can sometimes be embarrassing but this is an attempt to bring closure to a door that's been kept open and awareness to the parents who have suffered due to the careless errors of those who claimed to have their best interest in mind. Like a doctor that tells you it's alright not to feel much movement during your third trimester but your baby festers and the days get so dark and it's not your f...
Torches
a month ago
It's been three weeks since the last time I wrote. So much for remaining consistent, I know. I know that procrastination is only an obstacle in the way. A thick wall that I've climbed so many times th...