Tag Archives: spoken word

Thank you 2016/2017

Students, thanks for sharing your lives with me through poetry! I’ve been planning this year’s school poetry workshops. On a recent phone call with a teacher I’ve worked with for few years, she shared some positive feedback that I had … Continue reading

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Celebration of Diversity and Unity Against Bullying

Being in a school on ‪#‎DayofPink‬ is always stimulating. For me, it’s a year round conversation. We need to stay united against homophobic, transphobic and all kinds of bullying. I loved seeing the sea of pink clothes today at St. … Continue reading

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I come from the slam community, a community of people drawn to the performance phenomena called a poetry slam, where poets are scored from 0 to 10 by random audience members based on their writing and performance. Most of you … Continue reading

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A week at McMurrich

I recently taught a week of poetry workshops for Grade 5 and 6 students at McMurrich Jr PS. You can see into our workshop process through these pictures tweeted by the teachers. Thanks @zeliaMCT and @kamla_sharbear. It was a pleasure and an … Continue reading

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How to be a full time spoken word artist… a panel!

I got to host a panel tonight featuring the likes of Lishai Peel, Ian Keteku and Dwayne Morgan. As you can imagine it’s a constant hustle to be an artist. How could it be done full time? We explored this … Continue reading

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