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2012 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013

2012 Saskatoon Slam Team

Saskatoon’s 2012 slam team guarantees an eclectic and arousing spoken word performance. They touch on social, political, romantic, vengeful, and all sorts of colourful human experiences through wthym, wyme, and a cadence akin to a tiger’s purr. Just come out because somehow they can’t do themselves justice through plain text. Brent Chappell Brent Chappell considers himself a born...

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Dear John

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013

Dear John

To the guy who whistled, the guy who whooted, and the guy who nearly caused a traffic accident: When I walk up on stage with my mostly-estrogen-producing genitals and meeting certain criteria of shape and dress and perceived hygienic efforts, you whistle. And when I start with a line that could include people with your genitals in my roster of people I might sleep with, you cheer. Well I have a...

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Death at Dinner

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013

Death at Dinner

Here they sat in remanded silence where she loved him a little more and he hated her a little less. Her lips weren’t wriggling like earthworms in the rain anymore. It was now that her mouth was open and her words no longer seemed to vaporize penetrating his every pore. Those vacuous spaces between words and teeth would not surpass his anticipations. At last the wonder and awe uprooting...

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A Weekend In M.J.

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013

A Weekend In M.J.

I was born a prisoner in your dungeon of fish Solitary confinement underneath your dress. I could be your snaggle tooth whore, your cross eyed hooker, or your hair-lip courtezan. We could dance in the rain wearing only bread bags on our feet. Over lunch we could discuss the relationship between wonton soup and brains. We would make love like declawed cats and argue like ducks guarding their...

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2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013

2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

Ahmad Majid is a new member of the Saskatoon Slam Team. He has been writing poetry and rap songs since he was 14, but only in the last few years has he brought his words to life on stage. Being an Iraqi Canadian in a post 9-11 world has influenced his work to be focused on social and political awareness and change. His influences include rap artists such as 2pac, Immortal Technique, and Blue...

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