Rivers of blood gush out of his stomach. My mouth is a cave. I am a statue. He is now nothing more than a memory.
You are my rock upon which I built my happiness. Because of you there was no pursuit for it; I found it when you watered me,which in turn allowed me to pour back into the seed's pot. Joy bloomed in me as you blessed the inner me. I am not your enemy; do not … Continue reading Tree of Happiness
I know, I know, I know, You know That I want to climb up your ladder and open your door and satisfy you not defy you. Why will you not let me in, babe fill me in With details of why I can't topple your high walls that you put up against me though I … Continue reading Don’t Go
The image is from natural healing You make the brightness of the morning come while stopping the darkness of my mourning. You give me energy like food; you are too good. You take me higher and hold me down at the same time. You never frown at me but shine light on me filling me … Continue reading I Need Vitamin U
Pressure The pressure will make you ill The pressure will make you feel unreal but it is real; It is really a problem. Oppression can make you ill Oppression can make you feel unreal but you're real; You are not the problem. Depression can make you ill Depression can make you feel unreal but … Continue reading Pressure
I have known lava; I have known lava as soon as the foundations of the earth were created and completely made Since it was instantly placed in my weak veins even the varicose veins and it replaced my joy, boy I was dismayed! My soul has become still like water like my Father told … Continue reading The Black Girl Speaks of Her Lava(Lover)
It does what it likes; Shrinks and shortens, yikes! Curls and coils for girls and boys Who are ashamed but their hair is their mane. Others admire your unique crown; It belongs to most who are brown So wear it with pride do not frown. You should love your natural self. Leave the relaxer on … Continue reading #Black Hair? Don’t Care!
Your love is like water You are a temple of God and between your temples is an ocean of wisdom so I swim very deeply in a shallow world. You grasped so much about me by having an open mind; in fact, you used a cast net to catch me out of the lake of … Continue reading Daniel
I will allow you to be like King Xerxes with his royal sceptre embracing Queen Esther; you can have my life in your hands. You can dive deep into my heart like you are doing key-hole surgery to me. You and you alone can enter into my secret chambers. I will never break or fail … Continue reading Our Hearts
Don't wake me up cause I'm in love with all that he is. Don't wake me up cause I'm in love with all that makes him him. Don't wake me up cause no-one has made me happier than this. He is my oasis. He is the only shining star in the darkest of nights. He … Continue reading Love is but a Dream
I did not want to feel this pain again. But life is a bitch; it’s only good for barking and biting.It caused me grief when it dug its teeth deep into me reopening a wound. I don’t want to accept that I am back where I had started as if I had never departed the … Continue reading Life (Re) Cycles
It’s been a while since you left me alone and it’s been a while since I was in your home. I had nobody to talk to or turn to but I didn't want to because it wouldn't have been with you .I had no-one to hold on to or hold under my wide wings … Continue reading Separated Magnets
Below is my revised poem: The irony is mancubs seem to be raised in the jungle just like Mowgli from the Jungle Book literally was. They do not seem to be raised by parents but by wolves perhaps wolves in sheep clothing so they are unaware they were raised badly so ought to learn new … Continue reading Mancubs 2
The Coming Revival London’s burning! London’s burning! Can you hear the engines racing? Can you feel the temperature heating up as you approach the M1? I can see a dark, thick and great cloud of smog looming over the horizon. This is not an ordinary fire It’s bringing warmth to cold souls, It’s giving … Continue reading The Coming Revival
Loverworks...Love works. Take note. You kiss me and I delve into your spirit. Our hearts mingle and intertwine The butterflies in my stomach burst into fireflies You rub the small of my back and stroke my hair We engage in fore play before we play the game of love The temperature in the room soars … Continue reading Fireworks
The wilderness A wonderland A barren land A barren womb Bones in a tomb
The peace of the Most High God and the pleasing peace of mind, These are powerful gifts that no man can buy nor can he find. Only God can give such priceless and timeless things; The joy that truly surpasses all understanding, The hope of progress in the midst of distress. “Shalom! Be still!” … Continue reading “My Peace I Leave You My Peace I Give You”
You stare at my expressionless You are just there simply lifeless
turn on the lights illuminate me look deep into my heart do you see a work of art?
I can't get words out of my mind although I really want to. I wish the ink would flow on this paper;I wish I'd drench it with ink. Characters and numbers and punctuation marks would decorate the white cloud( it is so plain and non exciting). The ink could give it life. It would begin … Continue reading I Cannot Write
I fantasise about you Walking in the park with you boo Flying up to cloud nine with you Just us two Red rose petals on a flowerbed that we make passionate love on Champagne filled bubble baths that we emerge ourselves in together Just us two Wedding rings as I the wedding belle … Continue reading Fantasise
You're a diamond in the rough but you're still mine You're a candle under a bowl but you're still mine You're a dead flower but you're still mine, I can cleanse you and uncover you and resurrect you so you're still mine.
Beads of chocolate drops drip drop from your face. My tongue chases them like a lizard lapping up delight. I indulge myself in your honey heart adding my crystal liquor to it.
The stars came out to greet you my king, the reason my heart sings. Look at the stars see their beauty they are a reflection of you.
As I knead you My tongue chases and tastes melting chocolate I need this kiss ing you is a dream but you are brown like Crunchie I suck honey out of your candy stick while rejoicing about the smell of love in the air. It is coming from the flower bed we are on. Reeces … Continue reading You and Your Body
I want our hips to kiss I want our lips to kiss I want our tongues to twist Hips rocking Lips locking Tings popping
You ain't even missing me baby but I'm missing you from my life. Come back to me my sweet baby. I still love you there's no-one above you. Please you are my head I need you boo.
You can bring the world to me with your money You can bring kids to me But you can't bring the truth to me.
King I am feeling you King I'm in love with you King I need you King I want you King I will be your helper and helpmeet to help meet your needs I will be all you need in a wife I will be all you need in your life.
When you opened up to me I saw that your heart was beautiful like it was made in the image of God strong like a rod. It diligently pumped honey around your body. It beat like a drum; I enjoyed the melodic sound that stopped me from being melancholic. Your heart not only gives you … Continue reading My Sweetheart
looking through hubble caught in a bubble I hear beauty not something to see it is a souncloud a musical cloud the notes are so pleasing like bank notes
there will be an uprising up 'til the Son rises
A story for you guys written by me. Awkwardly standing by the mini funfair ride, Joe could not help but fidget with his fingers and wring his wrists. A perfectly formed translucent bead of sweat slowly trickled down from his greasy, matted brown hair past his left temple then taking the unusual route of rolling … Continue reading To Steal, Kill and Destroy
You are not there when I call. You make me up to break me up you only make up to break up like you washed away our foundation after your grand party when you parted with me. You callously made me fall. I will not be careful; I'm careless. I care so much less about … Continue reading Ex
I'll roar I'll soar To the sky I'll fly So high To the sky I'll go. My roots will not hold me down cause you held me down when my family would not. I'll set alight and ablaze to amaze like the phoenix. I am on wild fire so no-one and nothing can stop … Continue reading Flight
I'm a wanderer. I wonder why I wander. When I can settle for less it does not matter that it is second best. You can't have your cake and eat it right? Wrong I'm left falling from cloud nine and I'm bumping into the divine. Now I can just understand that in order … Continue reading Wonder
To torment. Cause tumult, headache, Heartbreak And give me shakes. Remembered stories are my memories. My memories are sinking deep, creeping in, seeping within my mind filling me like a mine. Terrible thoughts full of terror, nightmares of demons like terrorists who can't resist me and then they kill me. Ones of men raping … Continue reading Nightmares
Thanks for being born for us Please breathe your own breath on us This Christmas please bless us. We appreciate that you do not hate us but forgive us for you're good Please let us be in a good mood Please allow us to have good food and meat of the Word (not world) to … Continue reading CHRISTMAS POEM 2017: Jesus Christ
You are truly very kingly I think of you oh so highly. Look! The stars have come out to greet you and meet you in this deep dark dreamy night. You are a light I can see the inside of you and outside my boo you radiate it, can't hide it that is your beauty … Continue reading Jahvaunte
To release yourself To express yourself To communicate To annunciate
Heads are in the clouds Way up to cloud nine In denial In disguise In the skies
Some people on Facebook are so feeble,so insecure,so in need of a cure so fake they make up lies before our eyes like Hollywood Would you try and make a fakebook, er facebook?
Our love is like shade in the summer, Our love is like a hug from Pa, Our love is like food from Momma, Our love is like little children playing, Our love is like two people praying, Our love is like a fashionista slaying, Our love is like holidays, Our love is like … Continue reading Our Love
Watching the paint dry. Doing nothing but staring. Wishing I could die.
My sweetheart My new heart Cute one My one I Love you little one Because you're my son.
Gliding Glowing Shining Showing
Come into the world of your clear imagination To enjoy the fun of flying; the sense of smiling But do not worry you will do it in your nation *Before we do great things we have to see it in our minds first. Cineworld is the name of a cinema franchise where people go … Continue reading Cineworld then See the World
I can see you Beautiful, with your face in a book; I wish I could keep you still and staying in my view. I want to put your mobile number in my notebook. I wish we could go somewhere lovely for just us two.
You are so pristine Being with you is a dream I love you Kareem *This is a non traditional haiku. Traditional ones are about nature.
I must praise my Lord I really need a three strand cord So I sing with the Church *The Church is Jesus as his head and Christians as his body. See below: Verse page" data-hasqtip="5" aria-describedby="qtip-5">Colossians 1:18 He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the … Continue reading Praise is What I Need to Do
On a calm and cool day I sat alone to pray. Then I had sense knocked into my mouth so I sensed the scent of a sweet breeze like the scent of strawberries and blackberries (so sweet the sweetest the nicest the tastiest) pushing itself into my mouth and nose. Who knows if such … Continue reading Strawbreeze
To the Missus of madnesss, I can't stan for you I can't stand you I don't want to understand you. Do you understand? I think you are celebrated trash. Filthy on the inside as you are on the outside so I could never come to your bash. You are so icky you make … Continue reading Not a Stan
To sow To grow To know When to take When to make The most out of your seeds To satisfy your needs.
I can't wait to relinquish the pain and then just vanish I want to disappear and reappear glorified among my peers. I wish I had a beautiful , bountiful and graceful soul as others. I hate my life; it is just strife, no love and no life. I want the Dove to fill … Continue reading Depressed
Some loners and stoners are worthless They do anything and whatever they want They are simply headless and careless They make people sick and it is us they hunt They are toxic like poison Nothing like God's son.
Wicked. Wretched. Ratchet. Make a racket late at night. Give a fright. Destroy my fence. Devour my hens. Destroy my Benz. Ghetto. No soul. Hollow.
They are deceptive. They are destructive. They make people captives and slaves of the biggest devil They are full of evil. The image is from putting on the new
You guys I'm doing a children's' series of three consecutive poems after I had written about dark topics for the sake of variety. They include a message and warnings about bad people just for kids.
Don't think her hormones makes them stop. Don't think her moans make them drop dead the babe does;the babe dies.
Don't think her moans made him box her Don't think her moans made him stop. Cause his hormones made his boxers drop. Don't think her moans made him stop. Cause his hormones made him drop His pants made a louder sound when they fell than her pants for air whilst in despair. He broke … Continue reading Rapist
love is very patient love is strong and too kind love gives Man a sound mind love is very ancient *I wonder who you think love is? The clue is the title.
*Ya is a word for God that sounds like you to some people who speak any kind of English. To be honest I might have spelled it wrong but the Bible word is said ya. You are way too good for us and you are very kind In a world full of drama you give me … Continue reading Love YA
Father deliver her from this time: She's troubled She does not want to do time: in prison She has been here for a long time: save Adjoa Save her from bad words becoming true: … Continue reading Imprisoned
He hides me from pain, He hides me from the rain, He puts me on his train. I am taken to a real place of safety I have peace and it is in reality He honours me cause I have humility. My obedience lead me to Christ saving ,sweet Jesus; He is the … Continue reading Protector
God is amazing He gives me a good feeling He makes me shout, sing
He delivers me Over and over again He just blesses me
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I am so excited you will be excellent. I'm so in love with you already; I'm ready for you baby boo. I want to spend time with you so I'm glad we are stuck like glue did this unifying for us but really it was Jesus. We are two in one I am too into you … Continue reading Baby
depressed waiting for you crying still waiting for you dying still I'm waiting for you
You understand peace very well You fought for peace You gave us peace Because of you we have noel Thank you beautiful Jesus for doing that thing for us
To read part one click here Separated Magnets Caring was over baring now I'm left staring at the photographic images which replay in my memory. Now you've gone distant with your energy far beyond pass our synergy the chemistry of these two magnets has turned into madness, rebelling enemies. Repelling jealousy started the end for … Continue reading Separated Magnets 2
Love, I love you but if you come I will have to send you away to other people. For example,the feeble,the regal and even the evil and the untameable. *The title is double entendre because it can mean that is how love is or that is what love is. It can also mean love … Continue reading That’s The Way Love Goes*
Not enough One more is needed Useless Almost in time Medicine made just after you have deceased
You guys are so smart You guys have pure hearts You guys add something so special to the world Can't wait for you to grow up and change the world
You are not super saiyan You are not superman You are Lois Lane You are in another lane
Nobody wants to buy your single now So your hoe I mean girlfriend has left you single now
Think Like a millionaire Don't throw your money in the air Use it to grow Use it to sow The image is from candycrate.com
He might have killed So he knows how to fight He can protect me at night I just hope he's healed the image is from pencilandstylus.deviantart.com
What could be more disgusting than a corpse eaten by a vulture? What could be more disgusting than bacteria's culture? The rape culture.
Saying you want equality but actually pushing the gay agenda did you not realise you are oppressing a gender? Teaching a gender to behave unnaturally by being womanly is not helping women it's just hurting our men.
DEception with iLUSION is DELUSION
Royal Eye-catching Decadent and devilish Valued Envied Luscious Vibrant Elite Tempting
I will die for you I will live for you I will love forever.
THE FIRST TIME Lips touch then our tongues twist Our arms caress each other Valentine's day lasts past sunset Everlasting happiness is ours.
You should notice That I am broken and angry You should know this. You said I should kill our baby. You want me to tell you my answer, Is it a no? You should know. I don't know if you know this but the poem is actually a woman replying to her husband who … Continue reading I Think We Should Abort Our Marriage
Make love to my mind not my body. Give me a ring before you have sex with me and I'm not talking about phoning me! If you won't share your life with me don't expect me to share the bill on our dates. How can you pester me until I have sex with you then … Continue reading No Love
You take me on a date expecting me to pay as if I'm your mate You harass me into giving up my body then you tell me to abort the baby I refuse to so you break my spirit by breaking up with me. The image is from darasaguid - WordPress.com
Laying down in a soft hand that comforts you,covers you, conciliates you,alleviates you Putting aside the pain Pushing out the hurt and anger Delving into love Diving into life Eating happiness Lusting for euphoria Drinking euphoria Going to a place of peace where you can't escape
Raider of my womb = Maker of my tomb
.... And all these other things will be added to you I delved deep into the occult and I was stubborn as a colt So by the time a wild stallion in need of a companion was paraded before me I was unable to tame him but I couldn't blame him for I was no … Continue reading Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God
"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights" James 1:17 For many years, a lonely cold front with a stone-cold heart moved around spreading colds and committing cold-blooded attacks. He enjoyed putting icicles like daggers deep in peoples' hearts, which caused their fiery love to … Continue reading Ignition
The Lord will not let me have any flaws because he wants me to fly up to the sky and shine as his star.
The year has gone really quick. It is National Poetry Day again. Below I have written a poem just for today. Enjoy! Lullaby When words leave your lips they travel into my ears and then enter into my soul. They are a duvet wrapping itself around my mind giving me peace to sleep.
They unecessarily stop and search a black person. Heartache. They unessecarily restrain a black person. Heartache. They fail to help a black person who is the victim of a crime. Heartache. They say a black person has committed a crime when they have not. Heartache. They attack a black person. Heartache. They kill a black person. … Continue reading The Police
Britain foolishly abandoned the EU Then it lost many benefits Now it is hindered and its immigrants too
Only when the full moon makes its unusual appearance in the sky do the wicked beasts come out.
The monsters were plotting and planning their enemies destruction Imagining wicked and shocking things Engaging in witchcraft Dancing with the devil Suddenly God put all their wickedness in their houses In a second they were all wiped out
A restored relationship God and sinner reconciled A painful death was the cost People can now be redeemed Everlasting life is ours. *There are five lines and five is the number of Grace symbolically in the Bible so it is funny a story about how we get the grace of God has 5 lines. … Continue reading Agape
The image is from bristolmum.com My mum is lovely, Unwavering in her faith My teacher and friend
I'm springing forward into my destiny I'm being propelled into greatness
Upon hearing from God I share the liquid love And imminent peace.
Give me your life, the blood flowing through your arteries. Complete the transfusion 'til you lose your final drop. Cells line up waiting to revive me, so do not stop. Each blood drop forms the flow of the current like a mighty rushing river or electrical energy bringing me back to life. Your haemorrhage, your … Continue reading Crimson Estuaries
Man made up of chemicals Created for good Exists to love his Father Sadly, a false tale is heard Man steals God's apple Snake wounds with his mouth and tail So God descends from above Graceful like a dove He frees and heals them with love God renews Man's life Man is … Continue reading Naughty by Nature Obedient by Grace
I just want to get drunk and release these feelings. I want to fly up to the ceiling. I wanna get gone and leave home. I want to run away to the runway and take off and just get lost. I have too many flaws so I'm leaving the floor. In fact, I'm leaving all my … Continue reading Red Sea
I capture ears I hook droopy and dull eyes And stimulate brains
I was force fed the bitter fruit that grew from seeds that I did not sow.
I'll make money anyhow I like. I'll travel by foot to meet up with Mike. I'll compromise my values and standards, Including my morals because I'm wayward. Mike might think he's in control but I'm the neck that turns his head. It's my body he fantasises about and my touch he lusts for in … Continue reading Sugar (Smarties) Baby
The Nativity A shining star glows on this silent night Shedding light on a saviour child, The promised child who is here for the Wise Men, the Shepherds and Mary to see. Unfolding before the observers eyes is the prophecy in Genesis three Of the Virgins child crushing the ancient serpents head But for now … Continue reading Merry Christmas !!!
Clear skies reprise before my eyes. A pleasant sensation stimulates my skin It is the warmth from the sunrise, Which sheds light on the daffodils in my garden.
Merriment abounded on the sphere of cheese when the mice came out at night. They were as free as birds, no longer prey to be mocked and be judged as laughing stocks. Judgement Day had passed so they celebrated at the Lamb's supper. Each one was as high as the sky.
Animals migrate, The rivers and seas collide But sand dunes stay still. The sun gives out light Stars illuminate the sky But comets destroy.
Clear skies reprise before my eyes A pleasant sensation stimulates my skin It is the warmth from the sunrise, Which sheds light on the daffodils on my garden I am so eager to go out that I rip the door from its jamb, I take in all the gorgeous sights making me want to … Continue reading Spring 2
Blinding bright white light, Holy consuming fire, Lightning late at night.
Winter is a maniac; it is a demoniac. The plants that once bloomed get consumed by Winter’s cold heart; The creatures of the land run away and hide away while the birds fly away And as for the people, they simply become feeble. Winter freezes up the well of liquid love from the Father … Continue reading A Poem for Winter
I am reposting a poem I posted earlier this year so my readers don't have to scroll all the way down to see it. I hope you like it. I climb up the wall, ladder and the hierarchy I grow, blossom and release heavenly aromas But no one picks me or even notices me I … Continue reading The Rose that Grew Out of Concrete
I wrote the following haiku when I was eleven for a piece of classwork and I really liked it. The forest leaves sway, The rivers and seas collide But sand dunes stay still.
The following is my poem that I wrote for the PLAX jewlerry competition but I forgot the deadline date and did not enter it before the deadline closed 😦 My best friend adorns my life as a pearl adorns an ear She beautifies for she herself is beautiful; she is God’s masterpiece, a peace of … Continue reading Just Like A Pearl
It is the month where people in the UK honour black people and the contribution blacks have made to the UK. In honour of Black History Month, I have written a poem about slavery. I could have written a poem about the contribution blacks have brought but I felt it was important to remember a … Continue reading Black History Month
I'll Let My Light Shine Before Men When I look up high to the sky I see an array of lights that I delight in The lights excite me and ignite me They create sparks within me;sparks of creativity that connect and form a flame It becomes impossible to let this light be hidden within … Continue reading My Poem for National Poetry Day
The following poem was written when I was in a dark place: I climb up the wall, ladder and the hierarchy I grow, blossom and release heavenly aromas But no one picks me or even notices me I don’t want to be a cornerstone the church builders neglected I don’t want to be a rock … Continue reading As a Root Out of a Dry Ground
I bake food for thought Raising your spirit like dough And filling my soul
I was filling out a form to apply to be on a poetry database and one of the questions in it was as follows," How do you define poetry?" It caused me to ponder and peruse my mind to sum up a diverse art form. I wrote a simple answer but some weeks later the question … Continue reading What is Poetry?
Spread your wings and fly so high into the sky Let the breeze put you at ease and just go with the wind You are not restrained and you are untamed Go anywhere at any time by any means necessary Go on a journey of a lifetime while you are in your prime … Continue reading As Free As a Bird
On Wednesday 19th August, I was part of a flashmob in Carnaby Street near Oxford Street. I was with about 17 other participants.It was a spoken word flashmob. The group met up in RADA studios and it was our first time meeting each other. We were recorded. We were allocated lines to speak by the spoken … Continue reading Flashmob!!!
Last week Wednesday, I went to an open mic event in Dalston Kingsland. It was a spoken word/poetry event. When I arrived I ended up walking past the venue cause it was so small and there was no sign; someone standing outside the building had to let me know where it was.I walked in and … Continue reading Spoken Word London
Today I performed at an open mic poetry event in Holborn called Poetry at 3. There were 20 readers and they were mainly old people. It was quite fun but there were so many readers I was thankful I was one of the first few readers selected by the host to read. I went home … Continue reading Poetry @ 3 2
Every Monday between four and six pm, Power Xtra Radio host a show called "The Poets and Poetry Show". It features poets and spoken word artists' songs as well as live interviews and performances. If you are a poet or spoken word artist and you would like your work or yourself to be featured on … Continue reading The Poets and Poetry Show
Love is king for God is the King of Kings and he is love
All alone and far from home, she was polluted in her own blood Her pain was so deep that her cries made no sound For they were buried in the pit of despair As she strugled and squirmed whilst gasping for air For she had been cocooned in so many lies rumours and tales From the … Continue reading The Monarch
Yesterday, July 7th, I went to a poetry event in Shoreditch called the Floacist.Natalie Stewart's from Floetry event. It was fun;there was loud old school rnb music and lots of excited people.There were two halves called vortex where over ten poets performed poetry n each. I was first. I was nervous but I read clearly … Continue reading Coincidence!!!
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Revisionist History." When I was at college I chose the wrong subjects.I chose Law and Psychology. These were bad because the former was a soft subject so respected by many universities and Psychology was boring and had weird doctrines I did not agree with. If I could … Continue reading If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Don’t You Forget About Me." Last year I attended a spoken word/poetry show of Debris Stevenson's. It was amazing! She performed several spoken word pieces and there were other great performers. Her words and movements ensured that the audience would not forget about her. After the show, I wrote … Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me
Due to all the recent acts of violence around the world such as the Charleston shooting and the Tunisia beach attack I have decided to write a poem/prayer called peace Father send your dove from up above Send peace and give us a release from the tumould and turmoil The acts of violence is making … Continue reading Peace
Hot Chick I am bored at home baking alone in the sun I'm not having fun Today I have no work, so I am all by myself at home with nothing to do on a hot summers day.
Chills that stick to your skin Icicles like daggers deep in your heart A stone cold attack from a cold blooded enemy Causing fiery love to wax cold producing a heart that hell has frozen over
The Oxford Brooke Poetry Centre is hosting an international poetry competition to celebrate the diversity in English written poetry worldwide.There are two categories: an English as a Second Language category for thsoe who speak English as a learnt language and an open categry for those who speak English as a first language. The competition is … Continue reading Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition
On 24th June, Spoken Word London will be hosting an open mic for poets and spoken word artists in Dalston, London. It starts at 7:30 pm in the Vogue Fabrics building. I will be attending and I will write about my experience.
Today, June 21st is Fathers' Day. I have written a poem about fathers. Fatherly Amazing providers Teachers Heroic Excellent guides Reasonable boundary setters
Today, June 20th is World Refugee Day. The day has been set by the UN for richer nations to remember and help refugees, so I have written a poem about being a refugee. Home Stranded and alone Just fled chaos, war and death Where can I call home?
Slam poetry is spoken word for spoken word competitions. For really good slam poetry check out this website/youtube channel from Write About Now Poetry. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9-aoNU-4g-vHNiWDtbDxaw
Joseph Solomon is a web personality who sings and writes petry. Check out his youtube channel, 'Chase God tv' the link is below. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbkcbIPlMLTNw7RqPgk6STK-LUYRKT0vH
On Thursday 18th June 'The Big One' will be hosting a poetry/spoken word event called Stand Up & Spit. They are celerating rantng poetry with a line up of John Cooper Clarke, John Hegley, Linton Kwesi Johnson & Phill Jupitus. There will be comedy, politics, rhythm and rhyme and word play. For moe information click the link below: http://www.speaking-volumes.org.uk/events/stand_up_and_spit/ The poetry … Continue reading Stand Up and Spit
The Lunar Poetry Bookshop are looking to open the UK's third poetry bookshop. They are currently raising funds to open up and to cover their initial rent, wages, furnishing costs and stock . Their aim is to make poetry more visible and accessible rather than an elite art form by having a shop where new and old … Continue reading Fundraising
One of my favourite poets,'George the Poet' is on tour. He is a Ugandan born in England and grew up in North West London. He began his career aged 15 as a grime artist but branched into poetry when he realised it would help him communicate his social and political messages more clearly. His tour … Continue reading George the Poet’s Tour
During my period of virtual inactivity I decided to become a blogger and freelance writer but I struggled to get noticed and success came slowly, so I was inspired to write a poem about my predicament. As a Root Out of a Dry Ground I climb up the wall, ladder and the hierarchy I grow, … Continue reading Living in the Desert Part 2
Up until recently,my life was quite unproductive. I could not get a job except one job that was too far for me to travel to and I lost a lot of friends as well as virtually stopping my church attendance. My life was suddenly stagnant as unforeseen circumstances resulted in me not being able to … Continue reading Living in the Desert
It's that time of year again! Wedding season is here and I have written a poem inspired by marriage. Bone of My Bone Flesh of My Flesh 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh' Jesus This moment is … Continue reading Bone of my Bone Flesh of my Flesh
I took the picture while I was on a plane coming back from Ghana and I wrote the poem whilst I was in Ghana. A Powerful Sun Hot blazing fireball Burning up the azure sheet. Energy so great, it pulls the watery sphere. It illuminates the dark kingdom of the sea, It dominates the creatures … Continue reading A Powerful Sun
This blog is about poetry that is poems and the poetry/spoken word industry. Expect regular updates on the poetry scene in London and around the world and posts of my own poetry as well as other poets and spoken word artists.