Tag Archives: Resistance Poetry

BLACK COFFEE POET’S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2014

Black Coffee Poet’s Book Recommendations For Black History Month 2014 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I remember growing up and listening to my Black friends (my first crew comprised of 5 Caribbean boys and I) make correct claims that our school … Continue reading

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WASHING THE WORLD: A POEM FOR CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN

Washing the World By Anna Marie Sewell In the dark at this end of the year so much stacked up against the light between us, against the odds despite the tears, in this season’s bitter wind listen to a dream … Continue reading

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WE LIVE IN A CULTURE OF RAPE

We Live In A Culture Of Rape By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Over the past few weeks I have noticed a spike in news about rapes around the world, in particular gang rapes. I know rape is not a new thing. … Continue reading

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READING AT SPINLAW 2013: SPREADING THE ROOTS AND REACH OF THE LIVING TREE

Reading at SPINLAW 2013: Spreading the Roots and Reach of the Living Tree By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Early this year I was commissioned to write a poem for the SPINLAW conference, 30 Years Under the Living Tree: Reflections on the … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER WHEN COMMISSIONED TO WRITE A POEM

Points To Ponder When Commissioned To Write A Poem By Jorge Antonio Vallejos In my last VLOG (video blog) When Commissioned To Write A Poem… I talked about things I have learned via writing a poem  commissioned for the upcoming SPINLAW … Continue reading

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MALIKAH AWE:RI AND ROGER LANGEN READ THEIR POEMS FROM RESISTANCE POETRY #2

Meeting Malikah Awe:ri to tape her reading from Resistance Poetry #2 was great.  I was a guest on her show with Dane Swan; we talked poems, read poems, and learned about poetry from each other. My interview with Malikah was … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWS WITH RESISTANCE POETRY #2 CONTRIBUTOR MALIKAH AWE:RI AND EDITOR ROGER LANGEN

Mahlikah Awe:ri a drum talk poetic rapologist of African-Canadian/Mohawk (Kahnawá:ke) & Mi’kmaw (Bear River) heritage, with Nova Scotian roots, based in Toronto. Mahlikah is a founding member of Red Slam Collective a Hip Hop Fusion Band, of diverse indigenous artists … Continue reading

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