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Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 Cover reveal

Poetry Potion is proud to reveal the cover for our latest Poetry Potion Print Quarterly. The Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 cover illustration is designed by the talented Megan Ross and this edition is themed love & Compassion. The 25...

How can you call yourself a poet when you don’t perform?

Have you ever had to explain what makes you a poet? Found myself needing to explain how I could call myself a poet when I no longer performed poetry. And it was odd. I found it strange that anyone could...

the sound in Saul Williams’ poetry

Spoken word is an oral tradition that stretches far back into our history. Throughout the years, Africans used it to tell stories that educate and inspire their people. People used to sit around a fire and listen to the sound...

what is relevance?

I’ve often asked myself the question of relevance myself coz 9 to 5’ers and parents who grew up in an era past often take the arts as a hobby or take their immensely talented sons and daughters as lazy human...

afrika history month

say it loud, i’m black and i’m proud! black history month started as negro history and literature week in 1920. in 1926 it was changed to negro history week. it was championed by Dr.  Carter E Woodson, co-founder of the...