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Poetry Slam

Hello All!

Pillars of Hope International branch is excited to announce that the date and venue for the Pillars of Hope Poetry Slam has been confirmed! 196 more words

Scottish Poetry Slam Championship Winner 2015 - Bram's the man!

Last night, I had the pleasure of sitting in the audience at the Pleasance theatre and watch fellow spoken word artist Bram E Gieben aka Texture claim the title of Scottish Slam champion. 99 more words

Slam Poetry: Lily Myers - "Shrinking Women"

I’ve had this specific Button Poetry video in my favorites for a very long time but have totally forgot about it until our focus on slam poetry and Kai Davis’ work last class. 53 more words


The Arsonist

I wanted him to hurt me.
I wanted to be broken open and torn apart.
I wanted him to take hold of my beating heart and squeeze until it burst. 168 more words


The Outside Inside

“See you soon!”

Social tentacles

Fuck it

You want everyone to know

Where you go

Even though

You bite your tongue

At the thoughts that could shatter an illusion… 95 more words

Creative Writing

Making Lightning Strike: An Ode to Teachers Everywhere

A couple of weeks ago I had the good fortune of snagging a spare pass to see Taylor Mali at the Calgary Teacher’s Convention. I’m not a teacher, but my sister is, and one of her colleagues had an extra pass because she was running a session, so I got to tag along. 374 more words