Carl Sagan once said, “We are made of star stuff.” In her original poem, Melissa Bond, explores the human connection across the universe. Accompanied by Maya Love Coppola. Melissa Bond is a poet and journalist and was the Associate Editor and Poetry Editor of the Wasatch Journal, a long-form magazine serving the Intermountain West. She’s written several chapbooks of poetry and has performed at the National Poetry Slam in Austin, Texas and Portland, Oregon. Melissa has performed in both traditional and non-traditional venues, including Kingsbury Hall, the Rose Wagner, the State Room and, (during her guerilla poet years), OC Tanner’s jewelry store and numerous street corners, among others. Melissa’s memoir Blood Orange Night was picked up by Simon & Schuster and is without a doubt the most vulnerable thing she has ever written. Melissa currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her family. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community

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