Tag Archives: Spoken Word

Video Verse and Interview: Slamalamadingdong winner, Jessie Giles

Originally posted on Melbourne Spoken Word:
Jessie Giles won last month’s Slamalamadingdong Open Slam. Below we present one of her moving pieces, ‘Eye Spy’ and an interview. Jessie will also be featuring at Passionate Tongues in the coming months. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsQiJVrYWHE…

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Full Moon Woman Video Clip

On Thursday the 25th April, the full moon was playing havoc with every thing, my emotions, my cognition, my body… I wrote a cathartic poem, to try to push through it all. I posted in on facebook and within 2 … Continue reading

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GHC Topical League Entry for Round 31 – ‘LOVE’

So this is my entry for the Global Hip Hop Collective’s Topical League (have a look down in early posts for what its all about). The topic was love… and it was a challenge to write to. I have never … Continue reading

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GHC Topical League Entry #30 “Truth”

This is my spoken word piece for the Global Hip Hop Collective Topical League Entry, Round 30. Hope you like it, critique and feedback is appreciated!!

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Global Hip Hop Collective Topical League

Every fortnight GHC (the Global Hip Hop Collective) have a topical league competition. A topic is given, you have 2 weeks to record a piece (mostly hip hop verses and freestyles to beats) and upload to their Facebook group where … Continue reading

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In Conversation with… SAUL WILLIAMS

♥ The first ever spoken word performance I saw, where I said to myself, I want to do this… was Saul Williams… Now listening to him speak more, cements in concrete my gut and intuitive knowledge that arts is what … Continue reading

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Eye Spy – Spoken Word Performance

My first ever spoken word performance, as part of the Centre for Poetics and Justice workshop show case, 2012. A piece I wrote as way of debriefing and sharing a story of vicarious trauma experienced through working in Central Australia. … Continue reading

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Bellies

mmm mmm mmm… honey divine. At a beautiful all female spoken word performance, just days ago, I was honoured to listen, take in, feel and be moved by 13 women, who stood in all their vulnerable courage and shared themselves, … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freedom she comes to me in the night, At first I see her face and I jump in fright, We’re not often familiar with her care, her staunch strength and beautiful stare. She lays a kiss on my lips and … Continue reading

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Every Breath

He, with his wild eyes and mattered hair, smile from ear to ear. Soul sung out, spark gone… Phone calls at night, pleading, too much… Left hanging. That marla, aunty atyenye, when horse back rides across desert skies weren’t enough and … Continue reading

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