There’s a space lying in between life and death. Only the one who wields understanding can create a world with words – the kind that give meanings to that space. The poet knows this. For many, the tools of creating is still at its early stages. This is one reason the performance poetry session with Basiru S. Amuneni, cannot be over emphasized!
The Abuja Literary Society (ALS), was founded by Victor Anoliefo, Ike Anya, Ferdinand Agu and Ken Ike Okere in 1998 as an initiative to bring together writers, aspiring writers, book-lovers, intellectuals, and generally anyone with an interest in the literary arts, looking to relax in a creative atmosphere. This year she celebrated her 20th anniversary in style. Join David Francis E. as he takes you through the event from day one!
It is not always a swift or easy transition to perform your very words in the presence of many folks. Bash Amuneni, a performance poet in Abuja, Nigeria, knows this truth as he sought to exhume the secrets to the dance of words.