“what is conveyed here is greater than what could come from only pen and ink” - Royal Kent
When last we met when last met we
Has it been a hundred years or more
Was it only yesterday or is it that centuries
Fly away in the blink of an eye
The art of poetry and spoken word is a powerful medium for self-expression and storytelling. It allows writers and performers to craft words in such a way that they can convey emotions, ideas, and experiences in a unique and captivating manner.
One of the most compelling aspects of poetry and spoken word is the way it can connect with an audience on a deeply emotional level. Whether it's through the use of figurative language, rhythm, or tone, poets and spoken word artists are able to convey the depth and complexity of their feelings in a way that speaks to the human experience.
In addition to its emotional impact, poetry and spoken word can also be a way to shed light on important social and political issues. Many poets and spoken word artists use their craft to raise awareness about topics such as race, gender, and inequality, and to inspire change and activism.
If you're interested in exploring the art of poetry and spoken word, there are many resources available to help you get started. Books and websites on the subject can provide guidance on techniques, styles, and the history of these art forms. There are also numerous poetry and spoken word events, workshops, and writing groups where you can connect with other writers and performers and hone your skills.
Ultimately, the beauty of poetry and spoken word is in its ability to inspire and move people in a way that other forms of communication cannot. Whether you're a writer or a performer, or simply a lover of the arts, exploring the world of poetry and spoken word can be a rewarding and enriching experience.
Originally inspired by the poetry of artists like Smokey Robinson, Holland Dozier Holland, The Last Poets and Jimi Hendrix as a youth, poet Royal Kent surmised writing, reciting and performing poetry from the great stages of the world was his destiny.