I WALK THIS WAY WITH QUIVERING LEGS (Amazing Words) by Ace Spoken Word Poet, Dike Chukwumerije

It is not confidence. This thing I have is not faith at all. Yes. I began to write only to comfort myself, those afternoons in boarding school with no one else to turn to. Till, one day, someone said to me, ‘Come read to us’, and I went in jeans and faded jumper. With poems … Continue reading I WALK THIS WAY WITH QUIVERING LEGS (Amazing Words) by Ace Spoken Word Poet, Dike Chukwumerije

PREPARE FOR ABUJA’S ‘NIGHT OF THE SPOKEN WORD’ JANUARY 30TH 2015

‘Simply Poetry’ in collaboration with The Abuja Literary Society presents the 4th edition of NIGHT OF THE SPOKEN WORD Nigeria’s number one Performance Poetry and Literary show!  Hosted by award-winning Performance Poet, Dike Chukwumerije …featuring Reward Enakerakpor (aka The Storyteller) – ALS Poetry Grandslam Champion (Abuja) Paul Word – 2014 winner of the War of Words (Lagos) … Continue reading PREPARE FOR ABUJA’S ‘NIGHT OF THE SPOKEN WORD’ JANUARY 30TH 2015

LITERARY BUZZ: PURPLE SILVER OPEN MIC SESSION (25th May, 2013): READING

READING BUZZ: The Symbols Cuisine Gallery. 8:20pm. It was the Purple Silver Open Mic session. WE had our discussion forum and continued with our readings/performances. We had six performances – largely, okay, all poetry. The first shot was from Kenneth Apine, received with some criticism. Next was Ode Attah with ‘Inner Peace‘, a beautifully written poem that … Continue reading LITERARY BUZZ: PURPLE SILVER OPEN MIC SESSION (25th May, 2013): READING