Eko Literary Society (ELS) introduces Bookville at the Metro FM Open Mic!

Eko Literary Society (ELS) introduces Bookville at the Metro Open Mic! Bookville is a monthly Guest(s) Author(s) event where we host authors to a live...

WORD UP Volume 7 got people high poetically: Pictures of the event

On February 15, 2014, people came from far and near to enjoy the best of Spoken Word Poetry at the biggest Spoken Word Poetry...

Branding yourself as a Poet by Shina Atilola

http://youtu.be/F2svhHcKhYU Word Up Talk Series i.e. the seminar on the Business of Spoken Word Poetry in Nigeria which held on 14.09.13 at Bogobiri, Ikoyi, Lagos....

Pampered Villains

http://youtu.be/nguRAD32qHo   Bankol doing a spoken word piece titled Pampered Villains at Chill and Relax April Thrill 2013. Chill and Relax is a monthly open mic Performance...

Love Making

http://youtu.be/vhjVL8XcqI4 Dolapo doing a Spoken Word Poetry piece  titled, "Love Making"  at WORD UP Volume 3 aka Da Love Thang which held on February 16,...

WORD Volume 6 and War Of Words 2 DVDs and CDs are now available

The DVDs and CDs for Word Up Volume 6 are now available. Word Up Volume 6 held on November 23, 2013 and was centered around the...

Torpedo Mascaw rocking the stage at Word Up Vol. 6

http://youtu.be/Sp_dn821Qg8 Word Up Volume 6 (the biggest Spoken Word Poetry event in Nigeria) held on November 23, 2013 and was centered around the United Nation’s...

LOVE OF A POET!

No one will love you like a Poet will. We love like our breath depends on it. Whether the Poet is male or female. A Poet loves...

From prison to poetry.

Kosal Khiev's journey from prison to poetry   Cambodian poet Kosal Khiev first discovered poetry in solitary confinement in a US prison, serving a sentence for...

MY VERY FIRST NIGHT

It was 11:45 close to mid night Silenced covered the house like a thick fog Unable to sleep, staring at her lying gently on my bed...

The need to see the bigger picture (for Spoken Word Poets).

Life has taught us not to always see things in black and white, for there are always shades of grey. The business expert had always...

I am Rage

http://youtu.be/_eol3NfZ-eQ I am Rage on stage at War Of Words 2 (Slam Poetry Competition) War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition) is an event to discover and...

WRINKLES ON MY AILING HEART

Beauty is but a flower which wrinkles will devour Like riches in the hands of a soul-less beast Evil permeates, for goodness, we fail to savour And...

The Slam Poet…!!!

http://youtu.be/3IZbZiatffY Omoregbe on stage at War Of Words 2 (Slam Poetry Competition) War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition) is an event to discover and bring to...

Permit me

Permit me to write an article we will term as poetry. Permit me to be rhymeless as i write it, let me just explore my...