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Tina Chan

Biography of Tina Chan

Tina Chan is a lively spoken word poet whose writing style is a poetic puzzle for readers to determine the definitive underwriting. She has an abiding passion for writing ablaze: be it poetry or be it Yelp reviews based on personal experiences for life’s juicy sweetness to eschew the negativity as an outlet. Her life’s struggles do not define her as a person, but uses it as a motivator for inspiration as an outlet in her writing.

Tina made her poetry debut in early 2009 and has been fortunate to be selected as a feature performer at various open-mikes. She has been published in the 2013 Brownstone Poets Anthology, Nomad’s Choir Poetry Magazine, Summer 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012 and Fall 2011; and Big City Lit, Fall 2011.

Tina Chan's Works:

Published in 2013 Brownstone Poets Anthology; 2012 Brownstone Poets Anthology; Nomad’s Choir Poetry Magazine: Summer 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012 and Fall 2011; Big City Lit, Fall 2011. Feature performer spoken word poet at: Alternative New Year’s Day “Shadow Of The Geode” Poetry Extravaganza 2015; Alternative New Year’s Day “Black Blizzard” Poetry Extravaganza 2013; Alternative New Year’s Day “Kaleidoscope” Poetry Extravaganza 2012; “Manic Mondays” August 6,2012; 4 Horseman Poetry Reading #17 Cornelia Street Cafe 2011; “Saturn Series” Nightingale Lounge 2011; Taza de Cafe 2011; Brownstone Poets 2011; MikNic Lounge June 2011 and May 2012; Nomad’s Choir 2011; “Shout Out” at Otto’s Shrunken Head 2010.

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Half and Half

Half and half
A half man who is incapable
Of providing sincere love
Lacking the act of respect
Inattentive compassion
Inadequate kindness
Ineffective to produce effective communication
Never whole, never complete

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