Posts tagged "words"
Poetry Heroes: Benjamin Zephaniah

Poetry Heroes: Benjamin Zephaniah

One of our many fantastic Shadow Poet’s on Shake the Dust, Carmina Masoliver, tells us about her Poetry Hero…Benjamin Zephaniah. I used to think Nurses Were Women I used to think Police Were Men I used to think poets Were boring Until I became One of Them.    As a pioneer of British performance poetry,...
Taking Steps as a Shadow Artist

Taking Steps as a Shadow Artist

“I used to think poetry was just standing on stage and saying loads of stuff, but it’s so fun. You can even dance to it.” – Shake the Dust workshop Participant. Acting as a shadow artist on Shake The Dust has been anything but easy.  Two and half months in, it’s safe-enough to book a tattoo artist...