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Posts tagged as “slam poetry”

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She has skin stained with persistence, A roughness that can’t be washed away, He is soft in all the right places, Even when those places feel wrong. Her identity brittle…

“This shit just works”

Downtown Peterborough at night is a busy place to be. Families are out to dinner, couples are on dates and as the night gets darker, Peterborough begins to show all…

Trent student Beth Lexah publishes ‘Spilt Milk’

During my two years in Peterborough, I have been lucky enough to meet an amazing community of poets within the downtown spoken word core, as well as page poets making…

Canadian Festival of Spoken Word: Montreal 2013

Every year, slam poets from every corner of Canada gather in a city chosen by Spoken Word Canada (SpoCan) to participate in a week-long competition known as the Canadian Festival…

Peterborough Slam Team hoping to compete at Nationals

The Peterborough slam team is looking to show off their talents at the 2013 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word this November. The national competition will be held in Montréal from…

Pride Poetry in Full Colour at the Rainbow Slam

The Peterborough Poetry Collective and Rainbow Youth hosted a Rainbow Slam for Pride Week, Thursday, September 26. The slam was a great show of talent, pride, and spoken word. The…

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