Retaining Your Voice: Gowri Koneswaran Performs at Semester’s Final TerPoets

By Marlena Chertock

First published in The Writers’ Bloc.

“This next poem has an attitude problem. I have trouble reeling her in,” said spoken word poet Gowri Koneswaran at the last TerPoets open mic night of the fall semester on Tuesday night.

Koneswaran, who started writing in middle and high school, but only began writing poetry seriously in college, gave a spoken word reading of several poems full of attitude for over an hour.

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