“Improv” – Robert Gibson aka ‘Passion’ (Barbados)

Bajan performance poet Robert Gibson aka Passionpoet

Bajan performance poet Robert Gibson aka Passionpoet

Click HERE to see him perform “Improv” in Boston.

Bajan poet Robert R. Gibson – known to me personally as “De Luuuv Man” (as a member of VOICES: Barbados Writers’ Collective)  and one of my writing protégés, but now familiarly called “PassionPoet or Passion, for short” – has grown as a writer.  Here, as this performance poet spreads his wings internationally @ an Open Mic session in Boston, the musicians really feel his expression too, as they join in with a groovy reggae beat.

In Barbados, Robert is quite supportive of Open Mic sessions like Iron Sharpen Iron events, Citrus Book & Poetry Night and those of the National Cultural Foundation.

Gibson, who’s working on his first anthology,  “enjoys painting sensual images with his words, leading his audience into a sensory experience.”  However, this award-winning (NIFCA) young writer does point out, “Passion is not always about sex…[it] is anger, sorrow, enthusiasm…”

In his blog, Poet: Whispers, this devoted family man offers his poetic musings on the page.

Photograph Copyright © Andrew Browne Photography, 2012

You can also connect with Robert via Facebook and Twitter and as a member of Caribbean Writers and the League of Extraordinary Poets (LXP) 



Sandra Sealy is Principal Consultant & Writer for Seawoman Creative Media - seawomancreativmedia.co Her background in public relations in marketing combined with her strong creative writing skills have ably prepared her as a freelance writer/ editor. Sandra covers a number of niches like copy for brochures and websites, advertorials, restaurant and book reviews, press releases, feature and cover stories, pictorial text and more. Sandra's work has been widely anthologised. Some of her writing credits include: CALABASH: A Caribbean Journal of Arts & Letters (USA) ; Arts Etc (Barbados); Her Circle Ezine.com; Caribbean Writing Today (ezine); POUI: The Cave Hill Literary Annual of the University of the West Indies (Barbados); Wedding Guide Barbados; SHE Caribbean Magazine (St. Lucia); Urban Entertainment (USA); In Paradise Magazine:Barbados (Writer/Editor) and the Nation Newspaper (Barbados). Her dèbut spoken-word CD single- "Beauty Of The Bald Head: The Jazzy Spoken-Word Single" (Butterfly Creative Productions/Kolaiah Studios 2003)-was launched on the luxurious Freewinds Cruise Ship in January 2003. The Aquarian was backed by the celebrated Freewinds Band and Dominican singing sensation Michele Henderson. Top Barbadian musicians who also were featured in her CD shared the stage: saxophonist extradordinaire (Chris Harper (founder of "Cool Jazz'); beloved Bajan diva Tamara Marshall and multi-awarding winning Dwain Gill (on trombone). The CD was favourably reviewed in Ejazznews.com. Listen to Seawoman's acclaimed 2-track music set by clicking on the link below. You can read samples of Sandra's work at Contently.com

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6 comments on ““Improv” – Robert Gibson aka ‘Passion’ (Barbados)
  1. […] Robert has also been the featured writer on the Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps blog (https://seawoman.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/improv-passionpoet-barbados/) […]

  2. […] Robert has also been the featured writer on the Seawoman’s Caribbean Writing Opps blog (https://seawoman.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/improv-passionpoet-barbados/) […]

  3. Congrats Robert! Mr International 🙂

  4. bajanpoet says:

    Thanks so much Sandra … I always saw you as a great friend and mentor … you opened up my love for the stage at VOICES … my first ever feature was in the Luuuuuve month of February … And here again you are opening doors for me 🙂 Thank you sooo much …. will continue to grow with mentors like you around!

    • seawoman says:

      Robert, it is a pleasure and well-deserved. I’m even MORE thrilled that you’re continuing the journey by mentoring burgeoning writers YOURSELF. Encourage them to aim for excellence…like you!

      Seawoman (aka Lit Mom to YOU!)

  5. bajanpoet says:

    Reblogged this on Poet: Whispers and commented:
    I have been featured in my friend Sandra Sealy’s blog SEAWOMAN’S CARIBBEAN WRITING OPPS…. along with my first ever international poetry performance – on a stage in Boston! Check it out!

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