Storytry: When Candy Lips Lost Her Sweet Tooth Habit — Medeacine

Is it poetry? Is it a story? No..it’s storytry – a mixture of poetry and story with a moral to the tale… There was a young lady nicknamed Candy Lips,Who liked nothing more than sweet tea and sweeties,Fruit chews, toffees, honeycomb and sherbert pips,She had a taste for sugar and an eye for the cuties. […] Storytry: When Candy Lips Lost Her Sweet Tooth Habit — … Continue reading Storytry: When Candy Lips Lost Her Sweet Tooth Habit — Medeacine

Poem: The Storyteller — Medeacine

Have an idea,Put it into action,1,2,3 steps forward, my dear,Easier than fractions. Gracefully, roll with it,Don’t run it off a cliff,Stop…come back later, candle’s already lit,This is the start of a new hieroglyph. Let go of the rush,This isn’t a hectic newsroom,Express the truth, no hush hush,Less of the Zoom, more of the va-va-voom. Relax […] Poem: The Storyteller — Medeacine Continue reading Poem: The Storyteller — Medeacine

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner: Poet using the power of spoken word to articulate the threats of climate change

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, a Marshallese climate change activist and poet, uses the power of spoken word to to defend her home from two of the biggest threats to the Marshall Islands – climate change and corporate power. The spoken word artist received international acclaim after performing at the United Nations Climate Summit in 2014. Her poem “Dear Matafele Peinem” was written to her then six-month-old daughter and articulated the … Continue reading Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner: Poet using the power of spoken word to articulate the threats of climate change