09/03/2013 02:53 pm ET

The 'Poetry Whores' Of NYC (VIDEO)

At the New York City Poetry Brothel, patrons pay for one-on-one readings with scantily-clad bards, over cocktails and candlelight. This short documentary follows the self-proclaimed "poetry whores" through one of their writing workshops, as they attempt to make the traditionally stodgy art form alluring and personal.

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