Spoken Word in the City: Dubai Poetry Slam at The Intersect by Lexus

Known as the “competitive art of performance poetry,” poetry slams are an exciting, creative, and soul-satisfying way to spend your evening.

When I was in high school, I used to love making the trek downtown to watch and experience amateur and experienced poets alike take the stage at Toronto Poetry Slams at the Drake.

Recently, I was feeling nostalgic and craving the bittersweet beauty that only spoken word can bring.

So I decided to take it to Google, and check out whether there was anything similar in Dubai.

Turns out, there is. Continue reading