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Poems by Ayodele Temitope

WANDERER My name is Wanderer, am sure you’ve met me before, I wander lonely at night, I wander lively at dawn, I have a wander lust, I thought jumping...

Grow Your Poetry Business Through Social Media by Nicole Ross

  Market Your Poetry Business Online With These Simple Steps If you are interested in growing your poetry business and increasing your profits, there are three...

Untitled by King Olulu

At times I feel I move as fast as a rock in a flowing river, But I've got to keep moving. For destiny happens because of...

How to Gain Recognition in the Spoken Word and Slam Poetry Community By Vangile...

If you are a published poet and are new to the performance poetry or spoken word poetry it can be quite intimidating to actually...

War Of Words Season 8 commences with pleasure not pressure by Oyedokun Ibukun (Penawd)

Nigeria's Foremost Poetry Slam Competition, WAR OF WORDS Season 8, deemed it fit to commence in a state of pleasure not pressure. This can be...

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...

Tips for Performance Poets

Poet Tips! I am often asked to provide advice from up and coming poets and writers on how to “do spoken word” properly or ways...

TIPS FOR POETS WHO ARE THINKING ABOUT SLAMMING.

General Performance Tips:  1. Have Fun. 2. Stay true to your muse and yourself. 3. Know the rules. Both the actual competition rules, and the unspoken rules of...

The Umbilical Cord by D Ray

When the day gets grey as night, it births another day,life is one big merry go round. "Those who forget their history are Condemned...

IFE MI (my love)

(Dedicated to my unknown wife) I crave To be held in your hands To be buried in your arms I crave To be drowned in your love To united...