12-year-old Kioni “Popcorn” Marshall has been writing poetry since the age of five and performing at NYC venues since she was nine. In October, she was invited to perform at New York’s storied poetry mecca, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. In this PRODIGIES exclusive, Kioni performs her original poem, “Love”, at THNKR’s NYC studios. Be sure […]

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This video explains how create an slam poem.

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Top 5 tips for performing poetry, presented by writer and speaker Renee M. LaTulippe. DOING POETRY RIGHT Top 5 Tips for Poetry Performance 1. Score Your Poem 2. Find Your Pace 3. Use Good Diction 4. Use Natural Movement 5. Be Natural and Have Fun Quick and easy tips to make your poetry performance or […]

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Global Writes, a Bronx-based nonprofit, helps students reach new heights in literacy and life through live poetry competitions. Read more about this great school, including examples of slam poems, at our Edutopia Web site: http://www.edutopia.org/poetry-slam-g…

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Mayowa on stage at Word Up Volume 8, doing a piece titled, “Once Upon a dream.” Word Up is the biggest Spoken Word Poetry event in Nigeria. The 8th edition held in August 2014. Download the video here http://videos.wordupnaija.tv/product/mayowa-once-upon-a-dream/

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Donna the Poet performing a poem titled “Touch” at the 8th edition of WORD UP – Nigeria’s Biggest Spoken Word Poetry event. This event was held in August 2014. http://videos.wordupnaija.tv/product/donna-the-poet-performing-a-poem-titled-touch/

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My Wedding Day by Torpedo Mascaw at Chill and Relax: February Edition. CHILL and RELAX: is an Open Mic Performance Poetry and Spoken Word event in Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Chill and Relax ( A Open Mic Performance Poetry, Spoken Word and Soul Music event)  with Plumbline flowing words on stage.

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Lyrics My Father said I could be anything I want to be. And its up to me to turn my daydreams into realities And typically,I just go with the flow as I paddle streams But now my passion burns like calories for my purpose in this thing called life What position do I play? I’m […]

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