About the poet: Emily Weitzman writes artichokes and eats poems. Raised in New York, she is currently a junior at Wesleyan University. She is a two-time member of the Wesleyan slam team, which took seventh place at the 2011 College Union Poetry Slam Invitational during the team's first year, and won the "Best Writing by a Team" award at CUPSI 2012. She has won many awards at the college level, including "Best Female Poet" (Yale Regionals 2012), "Funniest Poem" (CUPSI 2012), and "Best Persona Poem" (CUPSI 2011). This year, she will be coaching the Wesleyan slam team and writing about more pieces of furniture.