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I Am Tired of Mourning Our Dead #BlackPoetsSpeakOut

My name is N.I. Nicholson, and I am a black poet. I will not sit by silently while black people are being murdered. And I have a right to be angry. For other black poets reading selections as part of … Continue reading

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Video of My Paging Columbus Performance on YouTube

Howdy folks! This is a video of part of my performance at Paging Columbus, which includes the poems in the second half of my set — “Iconography” and “You Don’t See It”. Aaron Poochigan and Janelle DolRayne were the other … Continue reading

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Poem Preview: Icarus (from new chapbook, Novena (remixed))

Here’s a preview of one of the poems I’m performing at Rock the ‘Ville this Saturday! This poem, “Icarus”, is in my upcoming chapbook, Novena (remixed). Come see me Saturday 4:30 PM at Java Central, 20 South State Street in … Continue reading

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I’m Performing at Rock the ‘Ville on August 10

I’m happy to announce that I’m performing at Rock the ‘Ville in Westerville, Ohio on August 10! I will be performing selections from my soon-to-be-released chapbook, Novena (remixed), at 4:30 PM at the Java Central Coffee House, located at 20 … Continue reading

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Runaways

Runaway by Winged Strawberry Girl This poem was written for two prompts: Poefusion’s Tuesday Title prompt for this week (“Evening Is The Whole Day”) and for Read Write Poem Prompt #48: What is the collaboration we speak of? The first … Continue reading

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Today’s Appearance on Poetry Super Highway’s Open Reading

I read “September” on today’s broadcast of Poetry Super Highway! Today was the Open Reading, which is normally held monthly. Callers from all over call in and read their poems, talk about their own local poetry scenes, and ask questions. … Continue reading

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Open Mic

Bearing their hearts, lives, and Thoughts on a stage – Nightly Weekly

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