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This is War, not with guns or swords, but with Words #WarOfWords7 #WOWNaija

The foremost Slam Poetry Competition in Nigeria, War Of Words, is back with Season 7.  The competition will feature 60 finalists in 4 quarterfinals, one semifinal and a Grand Final. Up...

In 2018, its all about Capacity Building using Spoken Word Poetry – i2X Media...

For over 5 years, we have remained passionate about building capacity for new poets. Over 300 poets have passed through our platforms and gone...

The Benefits of Poetry for Professionals by John Coleman

  Wallace Stevens was one of America’s greatest poets. The author of “The Emperor of Ice-Cream”and “The Idea of Order at Key West” was awarded the Pulitzer Prize...

This Poem Will Change Your Life | Rudy Francisco

https://youtu.be/1E3Wr2AoEho   World Poetry Slam Champion Rudy Francisco delivers a powerful performance on embracing the day even when its not going your way. His passionate plea...

One Hit by Cobhams Asuquo

https://youtu.be/lydCUD3UMw8 ©2018 Cobhams Asuquo Vintage Gray Media. http://hyperurl.co/7sfupr Follow Cobhams on: https://www.facebook.com/CobhamsAsuquo https://twitter.com/cobhamsasuquo https://instagram.com/cobhamsasuquo Cobhams Asuquo's music is available on: Sounclound https://soundcloud.com/cobhamsasuquo iTunes http://www.itunes.com/cobhamsasuquo Google Play https://play.google.com/store/music/a... More from Cobhams Asuquo Empty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ5-Y... Angel All Around https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsWht... Ordinary People...

WORDAHOLICS leave jaws agape, eyes popping and ears itching

  Report by Bankole Kolawole Wordaholics, a monthly open mic literary event, held it's July 2018 edition at TEAMSWAG in Somolu, Lagos. The event which had...

The business of Poetry.

As a stand-alone art form, poetry is and has always been the least lucrative form of writing. A poet’s struggle. Ask any committed poet how he...

Rudy Francisco – If I Was a Love Poet

https://youtu.be/evE77UeNZMw   Get Rudy's book, Helium, here: http://bit.ly/rudyfhelium Make Button Poetry grow: http://bit.ly/buttonpatreon2 Subscribe to Button! New video daily: http://bit.ly/buttonpoetry Button author Rudy Francisco, performing at his book release...

Life’s Commentary

I was told the world is a hard place, And we’re all running a rat race. A race we first have to survive Before we can strive. I...

When I say PVC, I mean…

When I say PVC, I mean Pursue out Present Vain Contingent Who mainly Prioritize Vanity Consistently Making Red their Potent Vivid Colour (c) Olulu the King

Spoken Word Poetry by AMIR SULAIMAN

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Today is not the day we die

Bruised, battered, bloodied Sweaty, salty, smelly Still we stand and fight For today is not the day we die. A vast army come at us wave after wave Behind...

ARE YOU A GOOD POETRY PERFORMER? Then show up to compete at Wordaholics.

Come this Saturday on July 14, 2018 at Wordaholics in Somolu, Lagos, the best performer(s) will walk home with cash prizes worth Ten thousand...

Hangmen Also Die – Part 2

This is to the men who are Priestsinners to solace in their bodies, Whose hearts are priestson cells  to wallow cry Men whose throats are pathways to paradise! To...