Heal the Divide: Four Poems, by Taijee Bunch

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Every week we will be sharing new plays by our Heal the Divide playwrights.  This week’s play is Four Poems, by Southern Arkansas University student Taijee Bunch, a playwright from Lonoke, AR.


I was inspired to write this play at an ASTEP (Artist Striving To End Poverty) open mic night.  I wanted to re-create that moment. I also wanted to address the concern that we don’t listen to each other enough to understand that we all go through similar problems. We all just need a timeout. A time to listen and focus back in with each other and most importantly heal. Four Poems follows four artists whose names represent their problem/solution of their individual lives: Oppression, Fear, Boundaries, and Healing to bring us back into reality that we can create change together not against one another. I hope you enjoy!

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