Monthly Archives: February 2011

The First Poejazzi of 2011: Kadija Kamara, Warsan Shire, Bridget Minamore, Kiki Investigates

London’s premier spoken word and music night” – The Southbank Centre TimeOut Critic’s Choice No.1 Five-Star Review at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2007&2008) Kadija Kamara, a superb singer-songwriter who has worked with Zed Bias, Sway and Mark De Clive Lowe, brings her alternative soul sound to the Poejazzi stage. She is joined on the bill ...

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Poejazzi Guest Blog: Naomi Woddis, “Living Large – Poetry and Mental States”

I began this with a fantasy that I was going to sit down and write something about poets, the famous and infamous, fractured and brilliant. Broken, aloof, passionate creatures who did not obey the rules of normal behavior but I had no idea where to start. The last thing I wanted to do was write ...

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Batch 4: Nathaniel & Bayan.

On the 2nd of Feb, Poejazzi tweeted a series of instructions to completing the first draft of a poem. The instructions were loose and created space for personal interpretation resulting, there are some of the poems. -How to Use Tea Tree by Nathaniel Nye Playing football all day, sweat drips of the skin, the perspiration ...

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Batch 3: Kevin, Musa & Warsan.

On the 2nd of Feb, Poejazzi tweeted a series of instructions to completing the first draft of a poem. The instructions were loose and created space for personal interpretation resulting, there are some of the poems. - How To Use Exfoliating Gel By Kevin Pocock 1) You should use this. You have no idea why ...

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Batch 1

On the 2nd of Feb, Poejazzi tweeted a series of instructions to completing the first draft of a poem. The instructions were loose and created space for personal interpretation resulting, there are some of the poems. -How to use a Q-tip By Luis Antwi 1. Your ears are filthy. You are tired of asking people ...

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Batch1: Bridget, Greeds & Dean.

On the 2nd of Feb, Poejazzi tweeted a series of instructions to completing the first draft of a poem. The instructions were loose and created space for personal interpretation resulting, there are some of the poems. -Your Slick Brush & You: an African Girl’s Guide to Using a Harder Type of Hairbrush. By: Bridget Minnamore ...

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Twitter 8.30 Poejazzi Workshop: Inua’s Example Poem.,

For those about to join in our never-done-before-by-anyone-we-know twitter poetry workshop, we have placed the poem Inua Ellams wrote using the rules given up here, for easy reference. Have a look, familiarise, cuz next one coming up here most likely will be your own… HOW TO USE FAKE TAN 1. It is winter. As normal, ...

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Year of the Poet Part Deux presents… Sound Of Rum: Give

First things first: Kate Tempest is a beast on the wordsmithery. If you didn’t know that I’m afraid you are behind the times and quite frankly worse than people who don’t know who John Barry is (In Jokes!) Second thing: to watch Kate Tempest live is an experience. Few artists transcend their genre/artform to become ...

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