Shane Koyczan – The Crickets Have Athritis [Yellowknife, CA]

Taken from the 2007 Words Aloud Festival, here’s a stunning narrative from the Canadian poet about his short-lived but nonetheless inspirational stay with a 9 year-old, starwars pyjamas clad, cancer patient. Powerful as always and penetrating as ever. Hope you’ve got your kleenex handy, here’s more Shane Koyczan.

“But the truth is, there’s not enough miracles to go around kid. And there’s too many people petitioning God for the winning lotto ticket.”

Show him some love at his facebook here.

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