For Boys Like Us

For Boys Like Us I was in Ulasi Road Primary School with Naeto Uche Njie for a video shoot of his spoken word piece. We had just finished the first and second scenes and sat on the school football field to review the video when I suggested a third scene.  Uche desired to feature a […]

Video | When Reality Strikes

When reality strikes my dream’s come through Life’s just begunLife’s just begun The feeling of finally seeing the stars after travelling so far. The idea that the dream that you had when you were five could become reality. But reality is a danger, and truth is her weapon. It is a deadly encounter that will […]

Dear Lady | Spoken Words

Dear Lady, look how your smiles tear down my defense walls. You make me stand and stare like a Chinese doll. Click link below to watch the spoken word video on YouTube 😊 https://youtu.be/evAIxR0UgKM #Pengician #SSA

Nobody Knows | Video by Stefn Sylvester Anyatonwu

This is a spoken word version of my poem ‘Nobody Knows’. Watch video below. Nobody Knows Nobody knows how many times I’ve sat in my room and cried out my eyes.  How many times I’ve lost hope  and contemplated suicide.  Nobody knows… Nobody knows how many times  I’ve been let down, delayed, betrayed,  bereaved, disappointed, hurt…rejected, […]

11 Steps To Write A Spoken Word Poem

Spoken word is written on a page but performed for an audience. It relies on a heavy use of rhythm, improvisation, rhymes, word play, and slang. Spoken Word is writing that is meant to be read out loud. Some examples of spoken word you might be familiar with are stories, poems, monologues, slam poetry, rap […]