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Interview / Poetry / Spoken Word
Dwayne Morgan: Introvert on Centre Stage
Dwayne Morgan is a Canadian spoken word
pioneer. He continues to be an artistic and
community leader over 20 years after devoting
his life to the craft of spoken word.
Part One: Interview
Dwayne reflects on his 21 years as a
professional artist and talks about organizing a
youth poetry slam league.
"When I was coming up, as there were few
opportunities to get on stage, especially for
young people. What we now call spoken word,
didn't even really exist at that point. ." - Dwayne
Read the Interview.
Part Two: Poetry and Spoken Word
Presenting five works of poetry by Dwayne
Morgan - four poems and one piece of spoken
pulling at my heart strings,
like chords on an upright bass,
rewinding me back to a place
That no longer exists.
Named for a woman,
an ode to ghosts
of relationships past
Excerpt from the poem, "Music Box".
Read and hear the poetry and spoken word.