On Friday night, I “went live” on YouTube for the first time, reading some Edgar Allan Poe poetry with the Pittsburgh night as a backdrop. The resistance was strong on this one, which caused me some delay. But–interestingly–all of the feelings of resistance which had prevented me from doing a live show until now disappeared as soon as I hit the “Go Live” button. Screw resistance.
And guess what?
5 whole people showed up in the chat room live! Holy smokes.
I had fun and I’m thinking about making it a weekly show. “Friday Night Poetry… Live!” Or something like that. Tell me what you think. Here’s the video:
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