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Slam Poet Dies After Forgetting to Breathe During Poetry Reading

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Slam Poet Dies After Forgetting to Breathe During Poetry Reading
Jana Lakash, slam poet and junior at Oberlin University, was found dead this past Saturday after forgetting to breathe during a performance of her poem, “(Un)discovered,” at an open-mic on campus. Lakash was 20 years old. “It wasn’t nervousness,” said friend and fellow poet Sam Osby. “Jana knew that breathing would break her flow, so she didn’t breathe. That’s what it means to be an artist, an artist, making art, hanging on a wall hanging like a hangman like an apple on a tree.” “It’s sad that our daughter died,” said Jana’s father, Jared Lakash. “But we’re happy that she...
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