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Latest Blog Posts for The Spoken Word Project

  • 450 Years of Selective Memory (Smile)
    on Apr 13, 2011 in Poem
    SmileShow me that the seeds of your discontentHave not taken rootDisplay for meThat sign of eternal,Internal well-beingSmileShow me the wisdom of my waysYour soul unfazed by unreasonable demandsHeated irons held to your skin,Pain and anger held withi...
  • Jamie Kennedy "Grim Fairy Tale"
    on Mar 31, 2011 in Poem
    I tell my daughterIf a boy who is never going to be a mannamed Peter Pan ever comes to your windowsilland knocks and asks for your handto fly you off to never landGo You don’t even have to leave a noteJust float awaybecause tomorrow land will never...
  • Taalam Acey 'Permission to Speak G*ds Work"
    on Mar 29, 2011 in Bio and Video
    Taalam Acey may be the hardest working spoken word artist of his generation.  He's published a novel, an award winning memoir and 9 spoken word CDs.  Taalam has been a full time traveling poet for over a decade.  Tens of thousands of p...
  • Scott Compton "True Love"
    on Feb 16, 2011 in Original Video
    Just another great night at Black On Black Rhyme Tampa Family.  This is the 1st Spoken Word piece I ever wrote after hearing this art for the 1st time. Copyright © Scott Compton 2004...
  • The Found Poem
    on Feb 4, 2011 in Original Poem
    The found poem is called just that because it is not one the writer set out to write.  For example, in a creative writing class students may choose words from a variety of literature sitting before them that really strikes a cord.  Unbeknow...
  • "True Love"
    on Jan 31, 2011 in Original Poem
    I search deep inside my thoughts and soul for the words to create. I crave and yearn for the words to write.  With my words I'm taken to another place where creativity and expressionbecome the session of my art. I live for the written word to op...
  • Christine Gifol "Catcalls"
    on Jan 24, 2011 in Bio and Video
    This talented Spoken Word Artist is one I am proud to call my friend.  Currently residing in Largo FL, Christine started taking her passion for writing poetry to the Mic in Feb of 2010.  Encouraged by one close friend to do so she found an...
  • Scott Compton "Dear Dad"
    on Jan 8, 2011 in Original Video
    OneChiStudio.comLast night I had the great pleasure to perform at ONE CHI near the historic Burns Square and Laural Park district in Sarasota, FL.  I performed one of my most personal spoken word pieces I have ever written.At age 19 I lost my fa...
  • Spoken Word Artist Or A Poet; What's The Difference?
    on Jan 5, 2011 in Article
    With written word, the inner spirit of a poem is there on the page, and the poet connects individually with the reader.  The page dictates the line breaks, and the reader determines the pacing and tempo when the poem is read silently in the read...
  • Julian Curry "Niggers Niggas & Niggaz"
    on Dec 26, 2010 in Bio and Video
    This is a real hard hitting poem that will leave you feeling it's impact long after you've watched it.Julian Curry started writing poetry in 1999.  Besides receiving the 2003 crown at the Nuyorican, he was also the 2003 Bowery Poetry Club Co-Gra...
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