Spoken Word

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Fake Smiles
Spring 2017
Perspectives I - Untitled zine cover 
Why Did You Have to Go, by Brooklynn 
As, by Kyra 
Crazy Me, by Raven 
I Remember, by Raven 
Sisterhood Is Gone, by Brooklynn 
Feeling of a Daughter, by Kayla 
Every Morning, by Kayla 
Life, by Raven 
The Real Me Nobody Sees, by Brooklynn 
My Grandfather, by Raven 
My Life, by Kayla 
Saying Goodby, by Kayla 
Sisterhood, by Iesha 
Together, by Iesha 
When We Were Sisters, by Iesha 
The Real Me, by Kayla 
Why, by Kayla 
Who I Am, by Brooklynn 
My Name Is Kayla, by Kayla 
Meet Me Downtown at 7 P.M.
Fall 2016
You Don't Know Me
Spring 2016
Meet Me Downtown at 7 P.M. Fall 2016 zine coverPerspectives I: You Don't Know Me Spring 2016 zine cover
Love, by HunterRisen by Tommy
How Could It Be? by SantayaDoomed by Tommy
She: A Tale of Discovery,
by Santaya & Hunter
I Support Gay Marriage by Ioanna
Definision: Sadness, by JadaMy Girlfriend by Melody
On Religion, by HunterI Am Not a Criminal by Eli and J
To Be A Bug, by Nikka  
Homage to My Hair, by Nikka 
A Heart Being Sliced,
Then Stitched Back Up, by Jada
 
No Vacancy, by Nikka  
Cassidy of God, by Kristin 
My Street of Emptiness, by Santaya 
Mental Height, by Hunter 
Change Into Hope
Fall 2015
Deception & Disaster
Fall 2015
Change Into Hope Fall 2015 zine cover Deception & Disaster Fall 2015 zine cover
A Day in My LifeCrazy by Melanie
Warmest DayA Poem by Ashley
Cold Winter Day The letter E by Janel
Aurora BorealisCrazy by Ashley
Long NightsJoyful by Nashaia
Because TemperaturesI Miss Us by Ashley
Sad Girl GrowingHaikus by Melanie
I Was Different Than I Am NowMatt by Ashley
I Was... Her by Ashley
Strength...Remember That You AI
Accept the World 
Blog Post #409 
Trying to Save Earth 
Beautiful Nature 
Dear World 
Manifesto 
Love Marshmallows 
Tiny White Snowflake 
New Year's Day
I Am A Woman
Spring 2015
Facilitated by Dale Matthews
A Thought for Spring
Spring 2014
Facilitated by Gillian Sze
Elizabeth House, I Am A Woman Spring 2015 zine coverA Thought About Spring
What Is a Poem and My LoveA Pencil, by Jessica
Meaingingless HurtViola, by Jessica
Dear TigerOpinions, by Jessica and Sasha
I Know I'm Worth It 
La valeur d'une mère 
Him 
Memory Poem
Beauty and the Breakdown
Spring 2015
Facilitated by Larissa Andrusyshyn
Beauty and the Breakdown Spring 2015 zine cover
Show Me, by Mary
Tell Me When, by Mary
When We, by Mary
Sean misses Jerry, by Shivonna
The Reality Word, by Shivonna
Unwanted Attention, by Shivonna

 

In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal
Fall 2011
Facilitated by Moe Clark
Mag Netic Poets
Spring 2010
Facilitated by Larissa Andrusyshyn
 magnetic poets
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 1Twisted Vine, by Kadeem
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 2Experience, by Joseph and Kadeem
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 3Home Sweet Home, by Joseph
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 4Wordz, Sound, Power, by Joseph
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 5If you Have, by Kadeem
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 6Magnetic Poetry, by Joseph
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 7Mother, by Thomas
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 8Love, by Thomas
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 9 
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 10 
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 11 
In-Class Improv with Looping Pedal 12 

Video

Videos from Youth Roots Day, which took place in Montreal at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, November 2013.





“Street Story,” with music, words, and performances by participants in the 2007 Writers in the Community program, under the guidance of Manchilde (Osei Alleyne). Video production by LabNoise Productions.

 

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