Category Archives: Performance Poetry

Performance Poetry: Alysia Harris

Here’s a throwback and a classic. This was one of the very first performance pieces I watched on Youtube over  years ago and the words are still fresh today as they were when I first hear it.  You can feel … Continue reading

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Performance Poetry: Neiel Israel

Okay, I’ll admit, I just found this quite by accident, but my god! Her delivery is EVERYTHING for this piece. Enjoy F.M. Laster “The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man”. -Huey P Newton

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Performance Poetry: Red Bottoms

Here’s another performance piece by Ernestine Johnson ‘Red Bottoms’. The moral of the poem, stop selling yourself just to have a label. F.M. Laster “The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man”. -Huey P … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Performance Poetry

Instead of doing my usual erotic poetry for Friday, I’m doing something a little different for Black History Month.  Next month I will return to my usual erotica. I plan on showcasing some of the performance poets I became addicted … Continue reading

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