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ART IS TIC-ING IN ME

Art is tic-ing in me like time, bombs exploding into thoughts, tongue releasing words, painting pictures with vivid colors, light and dark shades, gradients exposing depth making a mess of...

WORDS MAKE THE WORLD

Let the falling leaves tell the tales of dying branches To the growing shrubs Let it feed their push green With a dose of its faded brown Let...

Limited by sight

Limited by sight, I struggled. Closed my eyes and stopped worrying about perfection. No need to be better than anybody, I just need to be better than I was...

She wants me to forget.

She wants me to forget The kiss, the hug The words, the walkShe wants me to forget The vows That lie we told each other The promises we murdered She...

Five Reasons Why We Need Poetry in Schools.

Let me start with this: We need poetry. We really do. Poetry promotes literacy, builds community, and fosters emotional resilience. It can cross boundaries...

YOU PEOPLE by Dike Chukwumerije

I was in an argument with a friend the other day. And harsh words were coming and going freely. He said I was a...

EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE by Afolabi Olaide aka Poetstreet

  Whenever we hear about the Ebola virus disease Our fears increase Some even go down on their knees Asking God “what manner of tragedy is this?   My neighbor,...

Why I hate “Spoken Word” poetry

by Paul Vermeersch Call it whatever you want – spoken word, performance poetry, slam poetry – but you know what I’m talking about. Who hasn't experienced...

Poetry Slam: Art of the Spoken Word

A Poetry Slam is a competitive event where poets perform their own poetry on stage. Performances are judged on how much the poem moves...

Pained..!!!

Pains are emotional Pains are not seen Pains are felt Pains fill the body Pains weaken the soul Pains make the spirit bitter   Pained I was when you left Pained I...

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