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Does the suit fit you or do you fit the suit?

Does the suit fit you or do you fit the suit? Do you do the safe choice or the right choice? General solution or customized solution? Do...

How to Get Started with Spoken Word Poetry.

SOME BACKGROUND INFORMATION People spoke poetry long before they began to write it. Audiences have judged the poet’s performance for just as long. Spoken word...

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...

A Quiet Place 2

One movie that I'm anticipating is "A Quiet Place 2." I just watched the part 1 this early May and I love it. The movie is...

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...

IF ONLY…

If only she knows that when she calls me "Paul", A gushing sensation escalates through my skull. If only she knows that her voice will outmatch...

I Don’t Want to Write a Poem.

I don't want to write a poem Since poems aren't meant for MEN. Men drink their pain away in whiskey every night And smoke their sadness pretending...

How to Develop a Poem for Spoken Word Performance.

Written by Ami Mattison   Developing and rehearsing a poem for spoken word performance can be as rewarding as performing it in front of live audiences. For me, the development...

Before I was a Mom…

I made and ate hot meals. I had unstained clothing. I had quiet conversations on the phone. Before I was a Mom... I slept as...

What’s the lifecycle of the Spoken Word Poetry Industry in Nigeria?

The life-cycle concept is an attempt to describe what happens to products and industries over time. Thus, the term "life cycle" in this regard, is...