This pair of cento poems was crafted out of song lyrics, news articles and poetry, reflecting the moods of dark and light. Which one is sinister and which one is hopeful? Or maybe each has a little bit of dark and light…
KK Apple is a writer, comedian, and filmmaker in Brooklyn. She’s a former UCB Theatre Harold Night improviser who cut her (big) teeth performing in the New York comedy scene and has been featured at festivals across the US and Canada. Her solo sketch show The Rhythm Is Going to Get You ran for six months at UCB Theatre Hell’s Kitchen and played to sold out crowds in NYC and LA. As a choreographer, she’s created dance work for the stage, music videos, and TV.Her last original short, I’m Peach, was a satirical PSA featured in Vulture and Funny or Die. As a freelance writer and video producer, she’s created video scripts and creative campaigns for digital companies like Vimeo, Vox, and HBO. She also worked on the Emmy-winning crowdsourced film project Star Wars Uncut, and produced an interactive experience at Tribeca Storyscapes.