Today, we spotlight poet and spoken word artist, Anne Louis .  Anne Louis, simply know as “Poetic” on stage, is 18 years old and a senior at Blanche Ely High school. She has been the president of Blanche Ely’s poetry club, UTP (unique tiger poets), since it’s inception in 2014. She holds an unconditional love […]

Today, we spotlight poet and spoken word artist, Alayaha Rucker. Ms. Rucker, also know as “Flow”, is 16 years old and a junior at Blanche Ely High school. She is a member of UTP, which is Blanche Ely’s poetry club, and a powerful writer to say the least. Her proficiency at her craft was no […]

Today, we spotlight poet and educator, Ashley M. Jones. Ms. Jones, who is formerly bluapple intern, hold an MFA in poetry from Florida Atlantic University. Currently, she is a creative writing faculty member at Alabama School of Fine Arts, as she continues to spread the good word and empowers many with her voice and gift. […]

Today for #WordCrushWednesday we would like to honor an amazing artist, positive spirit and also co-founder of this network, Omari Hardwick. Omari has joined forces with Tess Albrecht’s and Palmer Brown’s “Sign For Delivery” to stand for those who are victims of domestic violence. For more infomaton regarding this campaign click here: Also please […]

For this week’s #WordCrushWednesday we’d like to spotlight an amazing poet, singer, and all around artist, Douglas Goodridge! Doug has been a part of the bluapple Poetry Network for as long as we can remember. His impact has been undeniably powerful and his humility is refreshing. We are glad to have been part of his […]

Congratulations to all of the participants in the 2016 Louder Than A Bomb Florida (LTABFLA) festival.  Instead of highlighting a poet this week, we are releasing the 16 advancing teams and times for the Team Seminfinals on Saturday, April 9th! There will be four semifinal bouts, one each at 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 7pm at […]