BURNING ROOF

Every night, my father's house is a marketplace where women buy and sell curses and the only legal tendency are hisses and jest where the noise never dies down. We...

Are you ready for WAR??? #WarOfWords7 #WOWNaija

Nigeria's foremost Poetry Slam Competition, War Of Words Season 7, starts from Sunday June 17, 2018. The competition involves 3 phases as follows: Submission of...

OBIAGELI

The mammoth’s ever-white tusk The ostrich potent racing legs The sky’s sol; moon and thunder The lion’s tearing teeth and cutting claws Obiageli The porter at the Heavengate The goddess...

MAN-iNFESTATION (Spoken word) – GAMiE

https://youtu.be/4ZUjingL4kQ MAN-INFESTATION spoken word video talks about Identity crisis, Self absorption and Addiction through the eyes of phone usage and social media. In this video, GAMiE identifies...

MY DREAMS ARE NOT DREAMS BY Owhe Mano

My dreams are not far away anymore They are at the other side of the wall And when I lay to rest at night They gaze from...

More Poetry and Literary events this June 2018 and beyond

For more details and tickets, check the link on Instagram via @poetryprescribed    

Report and Pictures from Port Harcourt Literary Society Poetry Slam 1.0

On the 25th of May, 2018, the Port Harcourt Literary Society held the maiden edition of it's slam poetry competition tagged, "PHLS Poetry Slam 1.0." The...

Do you have a product that tells a story?

Do you have a product that tells a story? Seth Godin (a world renowned brand expert) said that based on current realities, success in branding,...

Substance Abuse “Message To Science Student” (Spoken word) – GAMiE

https://youtu.be/nc-G_7dHfHs Drug abuse is at an all time high among our youths today. A recent BBC documentary on drug abuse in Northern Nigeria shows the...

Speak, Lord | Spoken Word by Hosanna Poetry

https://youtu.be/u4CMRqAh6EQ A spoken word about turning down our volume, and turning up God's praise. Performed live at Saddleback Church.

HALF TRUTH by PenPriest

https://youtu.be/Fl2SMLl1Hnk Spoken Word Poetry/Short Film

The mystery of the Cane……….!!!!

I have a fine bamboo cane Mounted on my window pane Even as a five months old babe Kaka my daughter knows its name   Correction is essential for...

The Poetess that men love to hate (who was a finalist at the world’s...

https://youtu.be/D55kCS2M7to Talk about a tough audience. The first time female Saudi poet Hissa Hilal walked into a TV studio to perform live, she saw a sea of...

How to Get Started with Spoken Word Poetry.

SOME BACKGROUND INFORMATION People spoke poetry long before they began to write it. Audiences have judged the poet’s performance for just as long. Spoken word...