Spoken Word Poetry

Original poems, written and performed by Christine Bissonnette


Between the LinesBetween the Lines

This is my love letter to every creative out there, and a request that we start supporting one another in our dreams.






Magic TrickCan I show you a magic trick?

When I’m watching a trick being performed, I can’t help but ask “how??” This poem was inspired by my very talented friend, Joel Eddington (the magician featured in the video).





More poems coming
Videos for the following poems are on their way:

After jumping into a lake rumoured to have no bottom, I was bitten by an imaginary monster so hard I started to bleed.

On Falling: Some Safety Considerations
A somewhat neurotic love poem about my attempt to capture glitter, and hold onto it forever.

Left Opened
This poem is about my experience with anxiety, and uses excerpts from a poem I wrote when I was 13 about feeling trapped.

Inside of a Woman
“I am beautiful,” I whispered to myself, as I stared at my reflection in my bedroom mirror. But shouldn’t there be more to being empowered than this advertising metaphor?

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