The Nantucket Project, a festival of ideas held this month on Nantucket, Massachusetts, was an event filled with big names. And yet, one of the most memorable performances came from an up-and-coming poet few had heard of.
The Nantucket Project, a festival of ideas held on Nantucket, Massachusetts this month, featured some major financial heavyweights including Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, Larry Summers, Former Treasury Secretary and President of Harvard University and Hedge Fund Manager Eddie Lampert, among others. And yet it was an upcoming poet, named Sarah Kay, who in many ways stole the show.
The inaugural theme of The Nantucket Project was “Rethink.” Every speaker, including Kay, was given this theme as a prompt for her talk. In the video below, Sarah Kay performs the poem she composed on this theme.
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