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The best spark of creativity? Letting go and simply observing

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Mind, Body, Spirit- Part 1.

It can be daunting to come up with an original idea. Poet Sarah Kay shares how the simple act of observing the world around us can open our minds to a universe of inspiration and creativity.

About Sarah Kay

Sarah Kay is a poet and the author of fourpoetry books.

She is the 2022 New Arizona Fellow at New America. She is also the founder and co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses poetry to entertain, educate and inspire students and teachers worldwide.

Kay completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at Brown University, including a master's degree in teaching secondary English.

This segment of the TED Radio Hour was produced by Fiona Geiran and edited by Sanaz Meshkinpour and Manoush Zomorodi. You can follow us on Twitter @TEDRadioHour and email us at TEDRadioHour@npr.org.


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Manoush Zomorodi
Manoush Zomorodi is the host of TED Radio Hour. She is a journalist, podcaster and media entrepreneur, and her work reflects her passion for investigating how technology and business are transforming humanity.
Fiona Geiran
Sanaz Meshkinpour

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