Last night all my insecurities visited me in a dream They came in a mini Kellogg’s variety pack, a pack of 8, with each insecurity on top… I ate them all… With each gluttonous mouthful, my swollen cheeks squeezed anxiety into my body. I woke up to find […]
After the death of Toni Morrison and attending, dance legend, Thea Nerissa Barnes’ memorial. I begun to reflect on the power of writing; how these words live on past you and later become your eulogy. Almost stronger than memory. I begun to ask myself what would my eulogy […]
Check out our new episode of Poet in the Kennel featuring writer and activist Jess Mally, Young King. Something that is observed within the black community, is the pillar of support Black women are and the protection they’ve provided for Black men. So while this poem is dedicated […]
This exhibition left me truly challenged by the deep trauma that slavery and colonisation has had on black people. Whilst rejoicing in the fact that we continue to thrive and prosper in a hostile environment that tries to displace and erase us.
POET IN THE KENNEL: Colourism by Chia Phoenix
After interviewing Poet and Spoken Word Artist, Jody Nolan. We got the chance to film his new piece, Midnight Insight; a exploration of being working class living in West London, where he can see Grenfell tower from his window and the affluent who live around it. A articulate […]
ThePalaceOfTheDogs presents the second episode of Benched. Where TPOTD:Collective member Nadine Woodley talks to poet Jody Nolan about how his autism and upbringing has influenced his work.