• POETIC LICENCE: Aren’t I Social – ASFORD PSALMS

    Aren’t I social? Aren’t I normal? Aren’t I the person you’d love to have a conversation with? Aren’t I better in person? Aren’t I better in person than a text in a book. Aren’t I better than a message sent through a bird’s tweet. Aren’t I better to share...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Homeland – Makafui Awuku

    The African dream is beautiful. We live colourfully. Its not black and white. Just look around. Now is the time to walk the talk. A new African in the world. We gave the colonial rulers the marching orders just so we can get school children and security officers to...
  • Poetry and Spoken-word  Event to Rock Accra Soon 

      Crabbita Media Consult has today announced their maiden event dubbed “Spit Bars and Poetry” – scheduled to come off in Accra at a location near you. With so much free give-aways including free eye check-up, hair cut and grooming, cocktails and other mouth watering surprises for  attendees, you...
  • POETIC JUSTICE: Decry – Asford Psalms

      Who is holier than thou?   Though created with the likeness in thy image. At thy feet, our holy garments bow. Fidelity stands, ours don’t match yours. And the devil wonders why he is barred from the law’s table. But he knows and we show- our tendencies as...
  • CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2017 Ghana Writers Awards

    Writers and poets who wish to take part in the second edition of the Ghana Writers Awards could do so from April 14 to Sunday, May 14, 2017. Five literary genres comprising Short Story, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature Blog, and Topic-Given Poetry contest are the categories in the second...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Pain in Praise – Asford Psalms

    I know. Yes! I know. There is pain in praise. Would you not expect me to know? Gladly, I will do my best and do not expect me to show that I know.   Yes! I know. There is pain in praise. I can see it in your eyes-...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Black Rose – Asford Psalms

    Doubt in their minds; your kind never exist. Now in my eyes; your beauty doesn’t resist.   Your rare shape and carefully contoured edges. Dark body- well bent cleavage. From the tip of her head to the stalk of her feet. It’s beauty beyond compare.   In her eyes...
  • Heart and Soul – Asford Psalms

      Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his forthcoming debut collection. Here’s “Heart and Soul”: I live to see the world. I lived through earth and heavenly wars. I lived, before time was. And I know I will live when many...
  • Kacey Moore shares his journey with THE ART HUB tonight

    Former Big Brother Africa housemate and artist Kacey Moore will share his story with students of the University of Ghana this evening. The conversation spans various aspects of his life and career as a singer, songwriter, and spoken word act. A husband and father,  Moore has chalked several feats...
  • VIDEO: FIT IN – Mutombo Da Poet

    Spoken word act Mutombo Da Poet’s new piece discusses the pressure of having to conform to convention, and why it makes us unable to completely execute our purpose in life. Shot by Ofoli Kwei, this piece follows other widely-received projects as Some Other Place, and FEMUR. He also appeared...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Redemption – Asford Psalms

    Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is Redemption: Someday we are all lost Lost from the path of truth and light. Someday we are all lost. Lost to the path of a falsehood life. Someday we are...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Vengeance – Asford Psalms

      Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is Vengeance:   An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth. But the truth be told, it is a ruth.   You choose to payback for what is rude....
  • POETIC LICENCE: Songs from the Dead – Asford Psalms

      Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is “Songs from the Dead”: Once ago, I was body and soul. Once ago, my body was whole. Now as I speak, I have no body to hold my...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Pluers (Tears) – Asford Psalms

    Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is Pluers (Tears):   I remember the time I smiled. I remember the wish I made; that it lasts for awhile. I’ve been there and done that. I’ve seen fair and...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Over My Nostalgia – Etsey Atisu

    Over the nostalgia I will sing my song It is well It is well with my soul So that the sun will shine And fine Yes I will be fine with my nostalgic Melancholic, drooling, superlative Nostalgic. Purposive And full of the mercies the years have called out to...
  • POETIC LICENCE – Orchestra – Asford Psalms

      Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is Orchestra:   When that music plays, I am stolen away. I can sit all day and listen; over and over again. When I first heard it, I lost all...
  • POETIC LICENSE: Twas the Last Call – Etsey Atisu

    ‘Twas the last call Not the kind of call they’d receive every day of the days of a lifetime But the voices only managed a hard-throb at the back Yes, the back of their heads And being the well thought out plan They just walked it off Even as...
  • POETIC LICENCE: My Grandfather’s Chair – Asford Psalms

    Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is My Grandfather’s Chair: My grandfathers’ chair was too large for the hall. So it stood many years at the porch. It was heavier by thrice than the old man...
  • POETIC LICENCE: Mirror – Asford Psalms

    Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalms’ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is Mirror:   I look in the mirror and I see my reflection. Once ago, I asked it a simple question. Left or right? Which is the best direction? He looked...
  • POETIC LICENCE: My Mind is a Circus – Etsey Atisu

    That mummy disliked, Hated, Could curse the days I would run from school. And the meal I would reject after all the time, The effort, The sacrifice. For my mind is a circus And Tom; my son, Here is, Sitting before his mom, Fist after fist, He throws at...