HEDIYE - 23/02/2020
As an artist Hediye defines herself as the unlikely blend of Eastern upbringing and Western existence in the 21st century.
Her work centres on the struggles of being a first generation immigrant; and trying to mediate familial and cultural expectations with her outspoken and crude self-expression.
Her poetry provides a cross-section into her life in order to shine a mirror on shared human experiences, no matter how different we may appear at first glance.
@ #ThePoetsDictionary 23/02/2020 we had the pleasure of being blessed with a powerful set from Hediye as we defined her with an audience lead q&a discussion.
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LAMS - 28/07/2019
Lams is a Poet, Singer/Song writer with a background in Theatre and Performing Arts.
Delivering powerful messages through her Artistic expression Lams explores an array of topics from religion and political injustice to love and relationships; often leaving the audience in a trance of deep thought and reflection
@ #ThePoetsDictionary 28/07/2019 we had the pleasure of hearing a powerful set from Lams, which included a tribute to the sad story of the late #ShukriAbdi, followed by an interactive Q&A session which gave insight into her journey with Poetry and her Art.
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LUKE AG - 29/09/2019
Luke AG is a London based poet with a distinctly political and historical message.
Using poetry and rhyme Luke creatively navigates through the narrative of his own life, and the people around him.
Originally from Hastings, Luke’s poetry often works through his journey from a small town to the big city, with a couple of pit stops along the way.
@ #ThePoetsDictionary 29/09/2019 we had the pleasure of listening to Luke AG’s poetry live as we defined him with an audience lead q&a discussion.
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MISS YANKEY - 26/01/2020
Miss Yankey is a British/Ghanaian writer and performance poet, who captivates people with her honest and heartfelt poetry which she often uses to advocate for the oppressed and silenced.
An International Slam Champion, co-host and resident poet at The Chocolate Poetry Club, open mic host at Mind Over Matter, and member of London’s unrivalled FLO Poets; Miss Yankey will soon release her much anticipated book “More Than a Machine” – an honest account of one woman’s experience with mental illness.
@ #ThePoetsDictionary 26/01/2020 we had the pleasure of being blessed with a live set from Miss Yankey as we defined her with an audience lead q&a discussion.
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LATESHIA - 30/06/2019
Lateshia is an Actor, Poet, Writer and Creative Facilitator.
She uses her Poetry as a form of expression to heal not only her own hardships but those of others also.
Centering her work around Mental health, homelessness, and toxic masculinity, Lateshia often shares aspects of her own journey of life to highlight means of healing.
@ #ThePoetsDictionary 30/06/2019 we had the opportunity to hear a beautiful set from Lateshia, followed by an interactive Q&A which helped us further understand her writing and provided insight into her journey with Poetry.
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SOLOMAN THE WIZARD - 13/05/2019
SoloMan The Wizard is a Poet, deeply grounded tree and KING of patterned shirts.
He uses his Poetry to share his unique perspective with the intention to heal, inspire and enlighten.
@ #ThePoetsDictionary 13/05/2019 we had the opportunity to celebrate Taurus Season with a beautiful set from The Wizard and interactive Q&A which helped us further understand his writing and inspiration sources.
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Lucrecia Seline is a Poet, Writer and Trustee of registered charity Poetic Unity
She uses her Poetry to open conversation for topics relating to sexual, physical and mental abuse (particularly of women) as well as mental health challenges.
Through Poetry Lucrecia hopes to raise awareness and open conversation for topics which are typically considered taboo or inappropriate by society.
@ #ThePoetsDictionary Launch 08/04/2019 we had the pleasure of experiencing an engaging set from this beautiful Queen, followed by an interactive Q&A session which gave insight into her journey with Poetry and her Art.
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