A story of mixed emotions
Part poet, part storyteller, part philosopher, Rives is a frequent TED contributor.Rives tells a typographical fairy tale that's short and bittersweet.
John G. Rives is an American performance poet, storyteller, and author. He has appeared on multiple seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam and was a member of the Def Poetry international tour group. He has made multiple appearances at the TED Conference and has published several pop-up books for children.