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 and comedian in Brooklyn. You’ve seen her on stage at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre’s Harold Night, NYC Sketch Festival, Chicago Sketchfest, the Women in Comedy Festival and sold-out shows on the international fringe festival tour. She writes scripts for stage and screen, with her video shorts featured by Vulture and Funny or Die. As a copywriter, she brings a human voice to brands like HBO, Vimeo and Vox. She loves being part of the passionate community of writers that makes Girls Write Now special, even when it’s virtual.