Article on AllVerse and Our “April is National Poetry Month” Theme

If Nobody Thinks of Remarkable Things If nobody thinks of remarkable things… Does the ordinary become extraordinary What touching lyrics in songs would we sing If nobody thinks of remarkable things… Be encouraged though The heart stays dim, along with our dreams If no one remembers the...[read more] Hello, my name is Angela Skeete­-Davis and … Continue reading Article on AllVerse and Our “April is National Poetry Month” Theme

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Afrika Brown & Strange Fruit Redux

Playwright's Name: Afrika Brown Tell us about your latest project:  Strange Fruit Redux is a series of poem monologues mixed with music and sio-political, pop culture sound bites geared to show the fears and frustrations of the modern day black man.   It was written in 2015 as a cry for change and the opportunity to create … Continue reading Downtown Urban Arts Festival Features Afrika Brown & Strange Fruit Redux

Audrey Dimola is in the Limelight

Name: Audrey Dimola What's your current project: spreading positivity and power through guerrilla poetry stickers and handwritten/handmade street art Why and how are you involved: i feel that part of my duty on this earth is to be a messenger- to remind people of their own limitlessness and the power of words. aside from more traditional … Continue reading Audrey Dimola is in the Limelight

Patrice Miller is in the Limelight

Name: Patrice Miller What's your current project: Poetry Electric's Mother Tongue at La MaMa Why and how are you involved? La MaMa has always opened its doors to me and invited me to challenge myself as an audience member and artist. I'm overjoyed to be a featured poet/performer at Poetry Electric. Facebook/Twitter Handle: https://www.facebook.com/patrice.miller.52 Twitter: … Continue reading Patrice Miller is in the Limelight

Coney  

Coney Island must be 50 to a 100 miles from Sing Sing, Poughkeepsie My youth is peppered with Astroland, the Cyclone, Ed Koch Getting lost on the beach but remembering Our towels were near the boardwalk not completely in line with the Wonder Wheel But near. The long line to the Aquarium The long line … Continue reading Coney  

Words.worth

I have passion I have faith I have intuition They are all very strong within me Sometimes they all get confused within When I try to pull them apart They gravitate to the each other Hungry Yearning Unable to grow without the other parts Intuition is as passionate as faith Passion is as faithful to … Continue reading Words.worth