THE DRUMS INSIDE YOUR CHEST is a performance poetry concert film that captures all of the humor, dirt, song and fire of seven award-winning young American poets during a special Los Angeles performance. At turns spine tingling, heart wrenching, gut funny and seriously profound, DRUMS offers a raucous new vision of contemporary poetry from some of the most unique younger voices in America.
The Raucous New Vision of Contemporary American Poetry
April 2009 (USA)
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The title is an adaptation of a phrase from a poem by Derrick Brown, entitled "Come Alive": "And a great sorrow overwhelmed me, for even the drums inside my chest seemed to be growing quieter each day. When did we become a library of children shelved like great novels no one has time to read?" See more