What is the message of the poem to this day?
“To this day,” a viral animated anti-bullying video, aims to show that words may hurt more than sticks and stones. Canadian poet Shane Koyczan – who suffered bullying as a kid and was crushed by his nickname “Pork Chop,” speaks in his beautiful video to victims and bullies alike.
Why did Shane koyczan write to this day?
As a victim of bullying, Shane wrote this poem to raise awareness of the invisible struggle victims of bullying face daily and highlight the prevalence and long-lasting, detrimental effects bullying has. Shane starts off the poem by establishing himself as a victim of bullying, giving him credibility in the topic.
How do you pronounce Shane koyczan?
“@simoneengel: How do you pronounce your last name? @koyczan” Smith. Just kidding. It’s coy and zan (rhymes with pan) the c is silent.
Where does Shane koyczan live?
Koyczan was born in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and he grew up in Penticton, British Columbia.