What Are You Doing For World Poetry Day? March 21

So what are YOU doing for #WorldPoetryDay? As proclaimed by UNESCO, World Poetry Day is observed every March 21st since 1999. One of the main objectives is to “support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities.” READ MORE

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

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 […]

“Mask” – Paula Obe (Trinidad)

“Mask” is spoken-word by award-winning Trinidadian poet & producer Paula Obe. This haunting and sensual melody – with Paula on acoustic guitar – is one of my personal favourites from her album “Afterbirth”. Her work has been anthologised internationally and she has been constant in advancing the cause of other Caribbean women writers. This writer & […]

“I Call You Poet” – DJ Simmons (Barbados)

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A small Clip of Bajan Poet Dj Simmons at the launch of his new spoken word album. This award-winning writer has performed on numerous stages and is a co-founder of the electric Iron Sharpen Iron group – promoting dynamic spoken word/music shows in Barbados

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