Beautiful People at Nigeria’s biggest Slam Poetry Competition.

https://youtu.be/kBBY4m1g0xE Beautiful People? Spoken Word Poetry? Nigeria? Words create beauty, right? So words attract beauty.

The Average Black Girl | Spoken Word Poetry

https://youtu.be/TGYjpgHR9CE  

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...

Healing by Aniyah Smith || Spoken Word Poetry

https://youtu.be/roEgkJ8PoiQ Thank you for watching this video. Alongside many other tools of healing, Split This Rock believes self-expression to be one way to navigate depression....

Series of spoken word poems by Safia Elhillo

https://youtu.be/QqdHu6ZBWCc Safia Elhillo performs a series of poems at The Strivers Row's last Poetic Soul show. Safia performs: Vocabulary An inheritance A brief history of silence/the last time...

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...

What is the essence…?

What is the essence of living, if you live in the fear of dying. What is the essence of living, if all you do is hating. What is...

Blood and sand: Friendship on fire.

  Ichagu is my brother but Birthed from another mother. We grew together on sunny days and danced together in the tethering rain. Fetched together from the forbidded river that flows from the quarrelling...

Find X by Matthew Otor

https://youtu.be/YqgKOhh-IOk Performed at War Of Words Season 8 - Nigeria's biggest Slam Poetry Competition. Organized by i2X Media #WarOfWords8 #WarOfWordsNaija

Desiderata – A Life Changing Poem for Hard Times

https://youtu.be/CaVaF6TkSUU Desiderata, which means “things that are desired,” was written by Max Ehrmann “because it counsels those virtues I felt most in need of.” - Max Ehrmann...

If by Rudyard Kipling – Read by Sir Michael Caine

https://youtu.be/sqOgyNfHl1U Sir Michael Caine termed this poem as one of his favorites. His father read it to him once, and to him it summed up...

If I write you poems…

If I write you poems With "type holes" in them Would you fill in the blank spaces? If yes... Would you use a red ink And let some smileys...