What is slam poetry? It is high energy, anything-goes, no-holds-barred performance art. I entered a slam poetry contest and won with my poem, "Old Witches Never Die."
The dramatic monologue is a poetic form that was used by Victorian poets to its fullest, especially by Robert Browning, now considered one of the most talented and prolific dramatic monologists. It worked as a tool to...
Dramatic Monologue is a combination of two words i.e., dramatic and monologue. The word dramatic is an adjective derived from the Greek word dramatikos meaning something which pertains to drama or which is replete with...
Bill Holland (a.k.a. billybuc) has issued a Challenge to all Hubbers to write a short story/flash fiction. Bill I hope you do not mind that mine is written in rhyme.
Ever since I learnt of the alarming reality of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, I have decided to dedicate my time and write a series of hubs, covering the different forms of exploitation which are going on...
If you love art and poetry you should definetly check spoken word. This is just a list of best spoken word artists in the world.
An easy introduction - with step by step instructions - to speaking in iambic pentameter, the verse form used by Shakespeare. Includes images, helpful links, information on pronunciation and terminology, and even a...
Like a bubble, we thrive as we move from one phase of life to the next. Colors change from bright to dull, as we ebb and flow through transitions. Until the end, we learn to accept life's changes.
"One night with the king" was all they had. What would they do with this night? Try to obtain favour for themselves? This poem is a poetic response to the ancient story of Esther, or Hadassah, who saved her...
One of my darker pieces of writing and social commentary on religion, people's morals, hypocritical attitudes, and murder.
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