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A Poetic Response to ‘American Boy’

We are excited to have a regular reviewer for the autumn season of ‘Thursday Night is Dance Night’. Dave Young is a creative artist, poet, composer and performer, he is pleased to be invited back to PDSW to do poetic reviews for this seasons Dance performances, following a good reception to his poetic responses at the Integrated Dance Summit in May. Here he reviews Hetian Patel’s ‘American Boy’

Pavilion Dance South West-Thursday night is Dance Night

‘American Boy’ By Hetian Patel

Thursday 27th November 2014


Autobots Roll Out,

What you talking about willis?

Hey Guys in 6 weeks I will be spider Man,

I look rubbish now, but I will look super cool.

Mr Smithers Kill him.

Hi I am…

Hi I am…

Hi I am…

Hi I am…

Don’t Shoot!

This will happen there, This IS happening there

This is a drop

Then you will get killed by a shark

Yeah cool, lets go!

I want a pie,

No sorry, YOU can have NO pie, you aint White.

Hi Ya, Great

We are All big Kids.

Happy Birthday Spider Man.


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