Month: September 2014

Poet In the City Presents: Orville the Poet Rocks Pure Poetry

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“…some people say I’m conceded, naw, I’ve got purpose and I’ve got a reason…”

There are a few spots in the DMV Area that have a special energy that exudes every time an artist approaches the microphone. Pure Poetry, which has grown to be one of the more popular venues and Open Mics in the city, has become just that. I try my best to make it every month if not for the amazing drink specials but also because of moments like this one I was able to capture 08/06/2014. Towards the end of the show Orville grabbed the microphone and started telling us this story about him and some other poets hanging out in a parking lot, exchanging stanza’s and bars when a girl drove past screaming “…yall better spit…” out of the window as she drove by.

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