APOCALYPSE.

The zombies are back! Gnomes are now on track. Racing cannibals wielding phones, Staring as though they were stones. Mechanical movements on streets, Sometimes they fall and lose a...

Can I Have A Moment Of Silence? by Donna the Poet

http://youtu.be/8XNjcvE9K9w https://soundcloud.com/donna-ogunnaike/can-i-have-a-moment-of-silence   Donna's words I spoke at Freedom Hall on Friday, 28th February, 2014. I was overcome by emotions thinking about Nigeria and decided not to render...

Word Up Mini Series: a monthly Open Mic Slam Poetry event debuts this March...

  As part of the bid to create a vibrant Spoken Word Poetry Industry in Nigeria. i2X Media Company Limited presents Word Up Mini Series: a...

Chill and Relax: Metaphoric March

Chill and Relax: Metaphoric March This is a Performance Poetry and Spoken Word open mic event where everyone and anyone can step up and rock...

Events Management /Poetry Events organisation by Olajumoke Alawode-James

http://youtu.be/ZtKVGf_18BY Word Up Talk Series i.e. the seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria which held on 14.09.13 at Bogobiri, Ikoyi, Lagos....

ABIKU: The Child Predestined To Die

Time: strangled by the perfect game of retreat. Hope: tangled with the timely fate of re-birth. My name: (mysterious as it is) the call to life when brands on my...

Where there is no love…(A poem for Bama).

  This is for you the future leaders of tomorrow that may never be You the beautiful son's and daughters of the sahara, that are now endangered...

The orgies of violence, and the violence of silence

  Not for their sin; not for my sin then for whose sin? Maybe not for sin.     Cries, tears and wails Amidst the agony, anguish and pain Cut through the...

Branding your poetry event by Kelvin Orifa

http://youtu.be/QZHX19fif_k Word Up Talk Series i.e. the seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria which held on 14.09.13 at Bogobiri, Ikoyi, Lagos....

Sheila Ojei: I never really set out to be a spoken word artist

  Let’s meet you; Name, Nationality, Family background, Educational background etc My name is Sheila Ojei from Delta State. At the moment, I am an investment banker...

Fashionable and poetic

     Poetically fashionable        Lady in red???    Simple and elegant             Sassy, poetic and confident   A bag and a pair of shoes to die for Hmm, nice shoes.       Its all about...

People on the Red Carpet at Word Up Volume 7

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Chika Jones: my love poems are personal.

Let us meet you; Name, Nationality, Family background, Educational background My name is Onwuasoanya Chika Jones, I am a Nigerian, born of an Igbo father and...

Guess who wore these shoes at Word Up Volume 7.

These are some of the lovely "shoes" that graced the red carpet at Word Up Volume 7 - Spoken Word Poetry event. Can you guess...

Poetic Super Stars that rocked Word Up Volume 7

Word Up Volume 7 was held on February 15, 2014 and it featured some of the top Spoken Word Poets in Nigeria. The poets...