It’s a (Poetry) Smack Down

London’s poetry scene is vibrant and buzzing. These aren’t your classroom, dusting-off-the-Oxford-Book-of-Classics poets. These are your hard-hitting, rap-without-music artists who compete in poetry slams and smack downs across London and the rest of the UK.

Intrigued? Then check out my piece written about this lyrical underworld a few years back. It provides a nice little snapshot into the fascinating and fast-talking world.

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