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Real poetry spews hard truth into itching for -death eyes of goblin like blood-sucking unrepentant warlords. Real Poetry scalds to the inner-deepest core   the corruption oiled skins of double bellied political fat- cats with their long -tyranny cracked hands wiping human freedoms off this our once peaceful and sacred earth. Real poetry spanks heavily onto the bolt nut skulls of die-hard racial supremacists killing innocence in broad daylight. Jane Spoken word, yours is not only art for the sake of art. Yours is a verve of resistance. It is verbal recipe of resilience, revolutionary. Your protest lines heave with sorrowful tears of mothers who lost wombs in the charcoal of racial madness. Your imagery is pregnant with vitriol heavy in the hearts of devilish political demigods.  And more to it, your lyrical gymnastics is highly captivating, your ability to connect, street slang and traditional Oxford diction amounts to dexterity. You are the Voice of the Voiceless. You speak and write for the living and the dead. The marrow and bone of your verse is unbreakable. You are the brand literary arts ambassador of hard truth. You represent protest, resistance and resilience voices. Your verses are   cactus spikes that dig in the iron fists of tyrants.   TIME OF THE POET REPUBLIC celebrates with you in speaking truth to political power. We cherish your candidness as your words prevail along with our new culture of resistance against racist-supremacist killings #BLACKLIVESMATTER. We chant protest, we fist up resistance. Together We Rise- (Blurb by Mbizo CHIRASHA).






I can’t seem to shake this heavy shade of sad.
I don’t know why.
For the life I lived?
For the times I cried?
Each breath exhales pain that eyes will never see.
My soul cries out in vain
is this who I be?
I can’t seem to shake this heavy shade of sad.
I don’t know why.
People walk on by.
Lost in virtual realities.
Eyeless sockets
breathless lips
gazed and dazed
living on a page
thumbs on eternity.
The question is
I can’t seem to shake this heavy shade of sad.
I don’t know why.
C’est moi … I am here.
I survive.
I have sung the wordless song
sipped the nectar of a crescent moon.
I have a love that loves
I have a sun that shines.
I do not walk alone
friends be by my side.
The question is
I can’t seem to shake this heavy shade of sad.
I don’t know why.
Invisible darkness cannot lay claim on me.
As I navigate life’s timeless sea
skies are blue
people are kind
second line smiles are bright
but it’s dark as night
in this
heavy shade of sad.




We are living in a time of certain doubt.
Cruel men and mean women wielding their self-anointed power of bibles.
Piously pulling verses over our eyes.
Poisoning us with dark lies.
Wretched faces hating at me from tv screens.
Screeching eternal damnation screams
in the name of their gods.
Americas royal lineage of preachers and politicians.
Immersed in godly superstitions.
With every breath condemn us to a hellfire rain
on an endless trek of fears, death and pain.
Vengefully severed from the promised garden
surrounded by wailing walls of lamentation.
Rising from the volcanic mud of beasts
they prey upon us at their sin eaters’ feasts.
Death makes angels and devils of us all.
Made naked, born to suffer for your heavenly rewards.
Crucifix around my neck
‘hail mary’ on my lips.
Contemplating murder



CALLING 911 Calling 911
’cause you’re not comfortable?
’cause you’re so uptight.
Your ignorance betrays your white.
Their blackness scares you.There is no understanding while everybody’s ranting.
Until there is conversation it’s a volatile situation.
Tiki’s lit
monsters on the loose
donald’s spewing shit
whitey’s dustin’ of his noose.
What are you waiting for?
Call in 911Black cat on the corner
singing his doo wop tune
minding his own do what he do.
Hoodie’s in disguise
just walk on by.
Walk on by.
Walk on by.Calling 911
’cause you’re not comfortable?
’cause you’re so uptight.
Calling on we who see.
Fight the powers that be
before they burn down the house.
Before they bring us down
to drown
in their swamp.
Tic Toc
Tic Toc
Fuse is slowly churning.
Tic Toc
Tic Toc
Brother’s house is burning.

Write on.

Peace, Jane

“Communicating directly with the nerve endings of her hands her poetry shocks and thrills”


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                        LEGENDARY Jane SpokenWord


Street poet Jane SpokenWord’s performances represent the spoken word as it is meant to be experienced, raw, uncensored and thought provoking. From solos, to slams, duo’s, trios, and bands, including a big band performance at The Whitney Museum with Avant-Garde Maestro Cecil Taylor which garnered All About Jazz’s Best of 2016. Other collaborations include: Min Tanaka, Miguel Algarin, Beat Poet John Sinclair, her son HipHop musician/producer DJ Nastee, and her partner in all things Albey onBass. Combining the elements of spoken word, music, sound and song “Like those of the Jazz poets, the Beats, The Last Poets, Gil Scott-Heron and others – she is usually accompanied by Albey onBass Balgochian’s moaning, groaning, rumbling contrabass – adding double the gut-punch to her words.” (Raoul daGama) To preserve the cultural heritage of wording to document life, and foster a broader collective community, she brings her poetry and spoken word to a diverse set of venues including museums, festivals, libraries, slam lounges, art galleries, clubs, busking street corners and living rooms everywhere. She has authored two books of poetry with art and music by co-author Albey onBass: ‘Word Against the Machine and Tragically Hip.’ Publications include: TV Baby A collection of Lower East Side artists – OHWOW, Shadow of The Geode – Bonsia Press, Stars in the Fire and Palabras Luminosas – Rogue Scholars Express and We Are Beat the National Beat Poetry Anthology.

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jjjjMbizo CHIRASHA,  UNESCO-RILA  Affiliate Artist. Freedom of Speech Fellow to PEN- Zentrum  Deutschland,Germany. Alumni  of the International Human Rights  Arts Festival in New-York, USA. Literary Arts Activism Diplomatie. Globally Certified Arts Mediums Curator and Influencer. Internationally Published Page and Spoken Word Poet. Writer in Residence.  Arts for Human Rights Catalyst. Core Team Member of the Bezine Arts and Humanities Project. His illustrious poetry, hybrid writings, political commentary, short fiction, book reviews  and Arts Features are published in more  than 400 spaces notably the Monk  Arts and Soul in  Magazine  in United Kingdom. Atunis in Belgium. Demer press poetry series in Netherlands. World Poetry Almanac in Mongolia. Poesia journal in Slovenia. Bezine Arts and Humanities Webzine in USA. The Poet a Day in Brooklyn, USA. Litnet Writers Journal in South Africa. African Crayons in Nigeria. Poetry Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. Pulp-pit USA. The FictionalCafe international Journal, Texas USA. Best New African Poetry series in Zimbabwe, Zimbolicious Poetry Collections in Zimbabwe. Co-edited Street Voices International Publications with Andreas Weiland  in Germany. Co-Edited  Silent Voices Anthology, a Tribute to Chinua Achebe. Co-Edited the Corpses of Unity, solidarity collection to victimized Cameroonians with Nsah Mala. Curated and Edited the Zimbabwe We Want Poetry, Inside Digraceland speaking poetic truth to the Mugabe regime and other bad regimes.  He owns the Time of  the Poet blog zine, MIOMBOPUBLISHING that published the #GlobalCallforPeaceProject titled the Second of EARTH is Peace. A LETTER to the PRESIDENT his experimental  resistance poetry collection was released  in August 2019 by Mwanaka and Media Publishing. Co- Authored Whispering Woes of Ganges and Zambezi with Sweta Vikram in India. Good Morning President his first poetry collection was published in 2011  by Zimbabwean published based in United Kingdom, Diaspora Publishers.COVID 19 Satansdeadly fart is forthcoming. Chirasha is  Founder  and the Chief Editor of Brave Voices Poetry Journal, and WOMAWORDS LITERARY PRESS,




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TIME  OF THE  POET REPUBLIC- An Internet based  Writers  Center,  Archiving Theme based Digital Poetry Anthologies and  publishing Iconic Poets ,Writers and Artists from around the globe. TIME OF POET REPUBLIC was  founded  by  UNESCO-RILA Affiliate ARTIST. Freedom of SPEECH Fellow PEN-Zentrum Deutschland.2019 African FELLOW and  Acclaimed Literary Arts Diplomatie,Mbizo CHIRASHAcropped-rreading.jpg

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