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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...

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...

I AM GOING SOFT.

As soft as the sun when it sets Eyes on the rest Or a trip to the west A place where it’s about to rise I am going...

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...