Arrest the Poem

“MUBIRI BUBIRI” at the Bayimba Festival 2019
September 18, 2019
No Speaking Vernacular
November 19, 2019

A normal day at the ‘KATALE’ market place is interrupted by protest poets marching while reciting poems about how the market-place has oil. Commander ‘Common Sense’ orders Captain ‘Kill Me Quick’ and the Chairman to arrest the poems before they can cause more havoc. How shall they execute this order? How does one arrest a poem?

Explored is the struggle poets undergo as they seek to get their Art out there. Many are paid in exposure and platforms. Overtime this has reduced the Art to a less profitable one as compared to the rest in the same category.

Leave a Reply