I haven't met this poet in person, but I've heard some great reviews about him.
Sought him out for my tribute to poetry. And here he is.
David Lewis aka 'The Werdsman'
The Werdsman is the stage name for poet David Lewis, who resides in the Elmont section of Long Island in New York City. The name The Werdsman means the "EXTRAORDINARY WORDS OF MAN".
Born and raised in Brooklyn , David, (better known as "werds") expressed himself through the art of poetry, dance and various paintings. Since the tender age of 8, he has been expressing his creativity through poetry and became seriously involved in the poetry circuit for the past 11 years. David's involvement in the spoken word circuit has led to numerous accolades, including the publication of his first book and CD appropriately titled "Poetry Don't Pay the Bills"; this poetry chronicle signifies the struggles, triumphs and aspirations of his life. With every passing day, he proves to the world why the "E" in Werdsman means "Extraordinary is far from ordinary... "
David, aka The Werdsman, can be found on the following media outlets:
Facebook fan page: "the werdsman"
Myspace page www.myspace.com/thewerdsman