Poetry: Hiroshima by Sarah Kay

“So if you tell me I can do the impossible, I’ll probably laugh at you. I don’t know if I can change the world, yet, because I don’t know that much about it — and I don’t know that much about reincarnation either, but if you make me laugh hard enough, sometimes I forget what century I’m in. This isn’t my first time here. This isn’t my last time here. These aren’t the last words I’ll share. But just in case, I’m trying my hardest to get it right this time around.”

This performance comes from her 2011 TED talk, which if you have not viewed yet you should.

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