Words by Henry Fandel
Two-time (2005 and 2006) National Poetry Slam Individual Champion and 2007 World Cup Poetry Slam Champion Anis Mojgani is so honest, I sometimes believe the bristles of his mustache catch every exaggeration intended for the microphone. Other days he’s clean shaven, and I think he might just be a 9 year-old boy in a 32 year-old man’s body, relaying his every thought to weird strangers in the crowd that want to hear his voice. But every time after hearing this poem, the significance of his words settles in my brain like a snow-globe’s flurry, and it’s suddenly a snow day–I’m invincible.
Probably my favorite:
This one has three of his poems in the same video, so it’s kind of long…they’re three of his best in my opinion though: