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The Art of Spoken Word

by Jules Nyquist Loft Literary Center What is the difference between a poet and a spoken word artist? Between a reading and a performance? With written word,...

4 Reasons You Should Perform Your Poetry by Ami Mattison

I shared my poetry with an audience for the first time at an old-fashioned “poetry reading.” It was 1991, and there were four of us. We...

Community Building Through Spoken Word Poetry.

Let me begin by discussing in more concrete terms, what I mean by this word “community”. By community, in the context of, and with...

WHY USE SPOKEN WORD AS AN ACADEMIC TOOL?

Spoken word poetry might simply be described as a poem written with the intention of being performed for an audience. It involves a range...

How to write and deliver a remarkable Spoken Word piece.

This guide will show you the steps to write and perform poetry like a Spoken Word artist. You will learn how to perform a...

SENSELESS BUT NOT CENT-LESS

Catch me Alibaba and the 40 thieves After many years, They’re still the most wanted In an industry once taken for granted Arrest them! Arrest them!! Seyi, you know the Law Never take...

The Untold Story of Uriah the Hittite by Olumide Holloway

This is an exciting and captivating fictional account of the events leading to the death of Uriah the Hittite on the battle field. This book...

Ali Baba’s Write Off Challenge

Have you got mad writing skills? Can your skills get you a N250,000 cheque? Do you have killer ink-stincts? Then its time to bring it on. Tag all...

Part Six: The Untold Story of Uriah the Hittite

(About three years earlier) “What is thy name me fair lady?” “Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam,” she replied. “Thou art indeed beautiful to behold.” “You flatter me my...

Part Five: The Untold Story of Uriah the Hittite

"The King's man, you are doing well. Na only you waka go see King, I want to be like you when I grow up,"...