The Poet's List - Poet - Poetry News Spoken word Video - Barry Akins

Interview: Barry Akins

BARRY AKINS For poet, Barry Akins, poetry is more than talent; it is his magnificent gift. In just five hours, he penned a poem which unpacked centuries of the layered African American experience. As we sat down to speak to him about "The Chair of Negritude," he shares his incredible vision and how he ultimately came…Read more Interview: Barry Akins

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The Poet's List - Poet - Poetry News Spokenword Video - Clifford Brooks III

Interview: Clifford Brooks

CLIFFORD BROOKS To hear him speak on art and poetry is to catch a glimpse of how intensely a creator loves. It's a genuine love that exceeds even passion and purpose, and tumbles into pure joy. (A "giddy" state as he puts it.) It is one of the reasons why we reveled in this conversation…Read more Interview: Clifford Brooks