Donna the Poet: I never memorize my poems.

  Let’s meet you;  Name, Nationality, Family background, Educational background etc I am the Poet, Donna. Proudly Nigerian. My parents are Prince Babatunde and Olori Cessy Ogunnaike I attended...

Are your words too hot to handle? Then enter for #WarOfWords3

Are your words too hot to handle and can light up a room like a Candle? Can you use words to tune up minds, thereby free minds...

Slimzy thrilling the audience on stage at #WarofWords2

http://youtu.be/yBNouMlJTeE Slimzy performing on stage at War of Words 2 War Of Words (Slam Poetry Competition) is an event to discover and bring to limelight new,...

World Poetry Day – MARCH 21, 2014

"As a deep expression of the human mind and as a universal art, poetry is a tool for dialogue and rapprochement. The dissemination of...

History is………..by Efe Paul Azino

http://youtu.be/gAHWQ81tjp0   Efe Paul doing a Spoken Word Poetry piece  on "Nigeria's History," at WORD UP Volume 4 which held on May 18, 2013 in Lagos,...

African Boy

I was born on the land when the sun neither sets nor rises. Where the stone is tender than the heat. I was born in the noisy marketplace where...
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My mind goinnggg……. Loco!!!

http://youtu.be/--dRGCOKZV8 Ivori on stage at CHILL and RELAX (The March Invasion). Chill and Relax is a monthly open mic Performance Poetry and Spoken Word event in...

I’M SO GAY….

  Its a beautiful time and a glorious day Lovely and great as some will say Sun rises on my path today I’m just so happy and gay. Joy...

As I glance through these pages…

As I glance through these pages, I peruse with interest the written works of men who had no names but became famous. Men who did...

Bob Ekat – This Life and na complain dem dey complain

http://youtu.be/csb9ZCCnFps Bob Ekat on stage at Word Up Volume 6 on November 23, 2013 at TerraKulture Hall, Victoria Island, Lagos. Word Up is the biggest Spoken...

I’m a prisoner

I'm a prisoner head bowed hands chained guilt in my heart my legs can hardly move ! I'm a prisoner my eyes reflects shame stared at with ignominy from the...

My Greatest Fear.

http://youtu.be/pn6OKZuGEUo Spoken Word Poetry by Lahde titled, My Greatest Fear, at Chill and Relax (October Fever) on October 14, 2012 in Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria. Chill...

APOCALYPSE.

The zombies are back! Gnomes are now on track. Racing cannibals wielding phones, Staring as though they were stones. Mechanical movements on streets, Sometimes they fall and lose a...

Can I Have A Moment Of Silence? by Donna the Poet

http://youtu.be/8XNjcvE9K9w https://soundcloud.com/donna-ogunnaike/can-i-have-a-moment-of-silence   Donna's words I spoke at Freedom Hall on Friday, 28th February, 2014. I was overcome by emotions thinking about Nigeria and decided not to render...

Word Up Mini Series: a monthly Open Mic Slam Poetry event debuts this March...

  As part of the bid to create a vibrant Spoken Word Poetry Industry in Nigeria. i2X Media Company Limited presents Word Up Mini Series: a...