When Shihan Van Clief performed at WORD UP in Lagos, Nigeria.

Shihan Van Clief (an Internationally renowned Spoken Word Poet based in USA) performing at WORD UP Volume 4 which held on May 18, 2013...

MELODIES FROM THE MINARET

We (Heuristic Publishing Firm) herald the call for entry in an Islamic anthology  titled "MELODIES FROM THE MINARET". It's a clarion call on Muslim poets...

Chill and Relax: an Open Mic Poetry event holds January 18, 2015

Chill and Relax : January is the time to Germinate This is a Performance Poetry and Spoken Word Open Mic Event where everyone and anyone...

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...

Dream…!!!

  Growing up as a boy, My mother would ask, Son, what is your dream? After a long pause, It dawned on me like a lady that have passed...

#NaijaPoetryRocks by Osagie Alex

People think we are idiots, But they really don't understand us, They say what do we have to say, Poetry can never be a mainstay. So they said...

5 Ways You Benefit from Writing Poetry!

We would be wise to celebrate poetry because it’s an art form that does as much—sometimes even more—for the writer as the reader. Poems...

She left…!!!

An angel she was, Eyes glittering like sapphire and diamonds combined, Skin radiant like butter melting in the sun, sleek like the iphone 6 plus, Beauty of 10...

Do we need a Reality TV Poetry Competition in Africa?

Do we need a Reality TV Poetry Competition in Africa? Yes, we do. Why? Simple, so that we can add value to all the key...

Dear Editor…

  Dear Editor, Poetry enriches the human soul, as it nurtures love, compassion, freedom and faith in people.I don't know much about victories, but I am...

MY  LITTLE  CARDBOARD  HOME

I never meant to call for hunger, but it calls for me, endlessly faithful and accursedly honed, it leads me, like any given day, into the soup kitchen of...

Pictures from Rhyme and Reason (Rap and Spoken Word Concert) Volume 1

It was a fun and energetic time at the Rhyme and Reason Concert, hosted by The Consortium, which took place at Landmark Events Centre,...

No more tears…!!!  

  I feel shame when I look into the mirror; I feel bitter to see what I’ve become. I can’t tell my friends or family; who would...