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Poetic Diary: Finding Joy After the Rain
9 months ago

Poetic Diary: Finding Joy After the Rain

Simone Walsh has been to the end of the road and back.

A victim of workplace bullying and harassment, its effects spiraled her into a four-and-a-half-year battle of severe depression.


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Poet Warsan Shire: Love Who You Are
2 years ago

Poet Warsan Shire: Love Who You Are

Warsan Shire takes poetry to another level.

Having catapulted her way by the means of Tumblr and other social media, the young, Kenyan-born poet who splits her time between California …
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Queen Sheba: Empowering Through Spoken Word
2 years ago

Queen Sheba: Empowering Through Spoken Word

Queen Sheba’s relationship with spoken word poetry began in fourth grade when she was asked to memorize and recite Langston Hughes’ “Mother to Son”. Although the Norfolk, Virginia native can …
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Toronto Arts & Edutainment movement celebrates 2 years tonight
3 years ago

Toronto Arts & Edutainment movement celebrates 2 years tonight

A night of love, positivity and art will leave a lasting impression on Toronto. R.I.S.E (Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere) Edutainment celebrates its 2nd year anniversary of 416RISE at Daniels Spectrum …
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Mustafa The Poet is 17 and highly celebrated
3 years ago

Mustafa The Poet is 17 and highly celebrated

Mustafa Ahmed, also known as Mustafa The Poet, is the rose that grew out of Toronto’s Regent Park concrete. High school students, community officials and long time followers fill Daniel’s …
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Halifax’s El Jones Plans To Awe At Annual When Sisters Speak
3 years ago

Halifax’s El Jones Plans To Awe At Annual When Sisters Speak

A stage set only to speak about the many stories of womanhood. That is what Dwayne Morgan’s 14th annual When Sisters Speak Concert will be, bringing talented, truth-evoking female poets …
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Poetry and art intersect at a higher level with Give Thanks exhibit
3 years ago

Poetry and art intersect at a higher level with Give Thanks exhibit

Celebrating love, life and freedom through all forms of art. Inside Toronto’s Magic Oven on Queen Street East that is the mission of the spiritually uplifting second annual Give Thanks …
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