Sheniz Janmohamed’s Ignite Poetry project fires at the political sphere

Sheniz Janmohamed's Ignite Poetry project fires at the political sphere“This poem is your talisman. Wear it like a cloak of stars.

I will stitch you a galaxy for every black hole.”

– Sheniz Janmohamed, “Noble Soul”

It’s easy to be skeptical about the ability of creative expression to make any real impact on the political sphere, and it often seems impossible to imagine that art could combat the wealth, power, and violence that dominate world politics. Sheniz Janmohamed, a writer and spoken-word artist, is undaunted, and through her organization Ignite Poets, she is striving to promote literary expression as a means of instigating social change.

via Ignite for your rights |

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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