chess.master

chess.master

as an artist, the power of collaboration can never be under-stated. i do not get the opportunity to do much of it. a friend, nique88888, is an iphoneographer and has been chasing me about writing some random words inspired by his images – the pictures are...
Poem: Children of the Stars

Poem: Children of the Stars

This Saturday, Ghana celebrates its 53rd year as an independent nation. While I did not grow up in Ghana, I do feel a strong bond with the land of my ancestors and was raised with the pan-African ideals that Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah was instrumental in developing. I...
The Artist: Activist Publication

The Artist: Activist Publication

The power of Twitter. Through a relationship created through Twitter, I was invited to submit some poetry for the publication Artist: Activist – Rehearsing For The Revolution put together by Joi Sears: www.theatreforthefreepeople.com. If you would like to be...
Poetry: The Power of Po

Poetry: The Power of Po

The intention is, over time, to record little video clips of my poetry. Often, I get so caught up in how to do it properly, in terms of shooting, that I never get round to anything. This is a poem from my 2005 collection Voices In My Head. The internal debate: do I...
Bassey Ikpi – Writing Letters

Bassey Ikpi – Writing Letters

Being a lover of the written and spoken word, I try to explore it as much as possible, often randomly surfing in search of interesting poets and writers (when I probably should be writing). A couple of years ago, I came across the website of Nigerian-American poet...
Poem – Musical Chairs

Poem – Musical Chairs

This is a potential performance poem I am currently working. While I am still going to be building it, I need to lock down the first part to possibly perform at a gig. My people at Twitter suggested I upload here for comment. It’s also sitting on YouTube....

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