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Solace. Womyn Anthem - Joyce Lee

Picture Credits Thumbnail: It is a screenshot taken from the video recording of her performance @The Ill List 2014, available on Youtube.

“Solace. Womyn Anthem” by spoken word artist Joyce Lee appears on the digital album “No Country for Honest Womyn” which we deeply encourage you to listen to. 16 more words


Done with the Conference

As usual with these things, I’ve finished the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) conference tired but creatively charged. I heard a lot of really good poetry and discovered some genres that I wouldn’t have expected to like (cowboy poetry?). 150 more words


Mix It Up Midlands Poetry Slam, Grand Final, July 4th

Entering a poetry slam concentrates a poet’s mind. No longer can he throw in a recently scribbled four liner to see how it’s received. He scrutinises and edits. 92 more words



I don’t claim no sect
We don’t do that round here
My wife and God the only things I fear.
My shoes; nigga you couldn’t take two steps, 224 more words

Street Art

The Difference

“I love you”
Real. Genuine. My heart is overflowing
with peonies and strawberry wine.
Overflowing with the things
that the stars and
the moon are made of. 69 more words

A white woman and a black man swap voices in powerful video

At the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, Darius Simpson, a black man, and Scout Bostley, a white woman, delivered powerful poetry together as they both spoke to the struggles of race and gender issues. 178 more words


more than music

If you were thinking that Seattle’s annual Labor Day weekend festival, Bumbershoot, is strictly about music, here’s a surprise: Bumbershoot also stages Words & Ideas… 21 more words