More Than A Whelan

Manisha Anjali

Episode Summary

Sean is delighted to welcome special guest poet/painter/performer Manisha Anjali into Castaway Studios to talk about her poetry and her creative process.

Episode Notes

Sean is delighted to welcome special guest poet/painter/performer Manisha Anjali into Castaway Studios. She is the author of Sugar Kane Woman, a collection of poems about the dreams and hallucinations of exiled Indo-Fijian women. Her works have been published in Seizure, Mascara Literary Review, Blackmail Press, IKA Journal and Lor Journal.

Sean opens the show with a poem titled This Is How It Works. One of his many poems arising out of having his heart broken into a million pieces. LOL. (shoutout to Dyana Gray.)

Sean and Manisha chat about Manisha's poetry and his first encounter hearing her perform at Girls on Key.

Manisha performs a couple of poems including debuting one new piece that has never been read in public before.

Sean reads a poem titled Are You a Good Poet especially inspired by More Than A Whelan listener supplied listener prompts.

Thank you to our Muses of The Week!

Mileta Rien - leggings as pants' and 'fortune cookie

Luce - Spaceman

Meg Mundell - Pigeon eating a fortune cookie!

Penny Waller - Typerwriter

Gretta Olsen- Mantis Shrimp

Cameron Semmens - Sloth (sorry Cameron forgot to mention your name on the show!)

Whelan and Stealin'

Manisha reads a poem by poet Christina Conrad.

Sean reads a poem by the late David McComb of the Triffids from the collection Beautiful Waste. The poem is called Nocturne vs The Girl With The Faulty Pleasure Instinct.