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HUGS

It's wondrous what a hug can do A hug can cheer you when you're blue A hug can say "I love you so." Or, "Gee, I have...

Tell Mr. Governor I do not Ask for Much

When I wake up under the bridge each morning, I call my mother, I tell her to go inside the house and wait, that this thing is...

No Open Mic? No Problem: How to Organize Your Own Poetry Reading

Written by Ami Mattison In my previous article, “4 Reasons You Should Perform Your Poetry,” I discussed how performing or reading your poetry to others could strengthen and enhance...

Life short

Walking to the cliff edge No need for watch on wrist I know the time by heart Not sure if the parachute will work But who cares? Well, I...

Conversation between Mr. Pen and Miss Pad

Here's a conversation between Mr. Pen and Miss Pad. I can't help but eavesdrop on them. By all means enjoy this. Pen: (Ponders) What can't...

Coke???

Lie down and close your eyes, Let me go get my cubes of ice. I can feel your body trembling, Hear your body pounding. See your flesh tingling, And...

Poetry and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Facts and Figures Global unemployment increased from 170 million in 2007 to nearly 202 million in 2012, of which about 75 million are young women...

When words make love……………!!!!!

Poetry is like love making where the ink and paper engage in deep kissing, the mind goes back and forth thrusting and fingers hold the paper lovingly...

Spoken Word is Not POETRY.

Written by  William Saint George This post is rewritten from a previous one that appeared on my personal blog. There, I tackled the general issue of...

WHAT IS THE BUSINESS OF SPOKEN WORD POETRY?

With the recent gradual but steady increase in Poetry and Spoken Word events in Nigeria, it might be necessary to re-evaluate and re-define the...

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