KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – This weekend we feature spoken word poet Guyleigh Johnson, with a spoken word poem about North Dartmouth.
You know home is where the heart is Here is where I feel safe Stabbings left bodies encased But that's not how I tell my story They always tell the bad before the good That's what it's like in the hood You hear about deaths, court dates and fights About how little Kevin just got life But they never say Did you know so-and-so just graduated That's the part I always hated
Guyleigh Johnson recently published Expect the unexpected – Voices from the North End, her first collection of spoken word poetry. She’s young, we will hear more from her. It’s good.
I bought my copy at Bookmark. It’s published by Pottersfield Press. And it is in a bookstore near you.
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