A founder of the 80s hardcore band The Clitboys and a winner of the Stratford-upon-Avon international creative writing competition, MK PUNKY is the best-selling author of many books of fiction, journalism and poetry, most recently the novel Year 14, winner of the Barrelhouse Prize. MK serves as Poet Laureate of Vista Street Community Library in Los Angeles.
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Tell the truth.
REPORT FROM THE STREET is the culmination of a year-long listening project with the homeless community of Los Angeles.
LIST OF PLAYS
REPORT FROM THE STREET: VOICES OF THE HOMELESS - The Head and the Hand Shockwire Chapbook Series
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - Observed - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person shares the power of being seen.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET: VOICES FROM THE HOMELESS||MK Punky||
A wakeup call from the mute.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - Mental Illness - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person lives under a freeway, by choice, to avoid society’s insanity.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - I'm Praying For You - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
Despite feeling helpless and hopeless, a homeless person offers up prayers so that others may never have to feel this way.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - Pray-er - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person explains prayer and the paradox presented by life on the street.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - Discretion in My Valor - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person explains why it’s important to pray quietly so others don’t question your sanity.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - People Watching - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person muses on the misery and peace of those with and without homes.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - List of Grievances - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A Homeless Person explains why s/he hates the phenomenon of listmaking.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - Take Care of Each Other - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person talks about a sign she carries.