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I Have A Dream by Adeife Adebiyi

I have a dream that corruption, tribalism and jegudu-jeraism will be a thing of our ancient past I have a dream that fast money boys...

Why is a Poetry Slam Competition important?

Question:  Why is a Poetry Slam Competition important? Possible Answer: Well, first of all, it is fun because of its competitive nature. And from my perspective, we all...

A GAIN WORTH MORE THAN COINS

She had a jar An alabaster jar She used it not for her own gain It was precious to her Selling it would have given her much gain But...

Why Poetry Is So Important

Poetry is vital language. Poetry relies on the writer's feelings, history and perceptions, so every person has the background needed to write poems. Because poetry...

Components of a Vibrant Spoken Word Poetry Industry

My former boss always said I should be a walking question mark. So I ask questions a lot to determine where I am and...

The future of poetry teaching looks…(debate)

The future of poetry teaching looks dismal. It is falling into disrepute by citing rappers as modern day poets. POINT Given that the highly respected Royal...

Poetry is a notoriously… (debate)

Poetry is a notoriously difficult concept. It is a highly challenging subject to teach, for its identity as an art form is constantly changing...

Why should poetry be taught in schools?

In schools where many pupils are failing the basics of English language, they cannot be expected to progress to a more complex level of...

No one is allowed to come, stay hard!!!

I have words fingering my brain, but no one is coming. So I am high and dry,  and my brain stays hard. Still trying to fit the niche, Oh...

WORDS EXPLODED AT SOS POETRY SLAM 2

The firmament of words that kept falling like thunderstorms at SOS Poetry Slam 2.0, kept the audience entertained; yelling, clapping, snapping fingers, standing, shouting...

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