Felice Belle
Felice Belle is a poet and playwright. She holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University and an MA in Creative Writing and Performance from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. In 2006, she was selected as one of the Real Hot 100, an annual list that celebrates positive young women who are breaking barriers and making a difference in their communities. Felice has performed at PS 122, Town Hall, the American Museum of Natural History, the Apollo Theater, and various colleges and universities throughout the United States. Her poetry has been published in "Roots and Culture", "SLAM", "DrumVoices Revue", "Longshot", and "Bum Rush the Page".

Her short, "Joy in Repetition", was featured in the Hip-Hop Theater Festival (2002).Ê Her full-length play, "Tell the Truth Lying", premiered as part of the ROAR Theater Festival at the Nuyorican (2003) and her play "Definately" received a staged reading at the Real Theatre Works Fresh Voices Festival (2004).Ê She also created original poetry for the Vineyard Theatre production of "History of the Word" (2007). She writes the Stakes is High column for the blog Crucial Minutiae. Felice was the Nuyorican Friday Night SlamMistress from 1999 until 2002. See more Felice on Verbs on Asphalt

true story

the cab driver asks
what my favorite position is
no tip given

my favorite things

if I told you that
I loved you more than cheesecake
that would be a lie

fitting room

comfortable as
sweatpants two sizes too big
you're a perfect fit

© 2001 Felice Belle