12 March Myesha Jenkins Live sessions on Poetry Edition

Thabo “Flo” Makale recites a poem on Gender Based Violence at the Live poetry and Jazz and Tereska Muishond alongside Zoe Molelekwa on piano and Ameishi Ikechi on upright bass
Performance poetry is not solely a postmodern phenomenon. It began with the performance of oral poems in pre-literate societies, these poems were transmitted orally from performer to performer and were constructed using devices such as repetition, alliteration, rhyme and kennings to facilitate memorization and recall. The performers composed the poems from memory, using the version they had learned as a kind of mental template