8 Poets You Should Know About

 In the spirit of National Poetry Month. I’m going to list my top 8 poets and one of their works to get you up to speed if they have online content. This list is in no particular order. I don’t know any of these people personally, I just love their art. Okay now let’s get to it. Also let me know who you like most in the comments below. Tell me some other poets I should include in the next list in the comments below.



Rudy Francisco: I have seen some of his poetry spoken on numerous YouTube channels. I like his witty wordplay and style of poetry. I have yet to read his book, Helium but I’ll leave a link for you all. Book Here.

 Ayanaimannn: This is another poet with some great wordplay and a lot of love and heartbreak poems that people can relate to. I like her laid back like style. It sounds like she’s not trying. Its cool in my eyes. This is one of her poems that I like the most.Here

Orville The Poet: I like majority of his poetry. Hard to pick just one if I had to choose.  It would be this one. I have seen this guy live at Bus Boys and Poets here in the DMV area. He’s a great inspiration on stage. He looks so comfortable up there. Just dope.

Derrick Weston Brown: I just learned of this local legend at the last busboys and poets event I went to. I really couldn’t find much online content. But I’ll leave his facebook page here..

Aliyah Michelle: This is one of her poem that I like Here. Like the second artist she also has a unique flow. Sounds like a conversation. It’s so dope it will have you hooked.

Trent Shelton:I’m a big fan of this poem he made. Here. His spoken word is more inspirational to me. I love absolutely all of them really.

K. Exum: It was only right I put myself. I’m my biggest fan. This is my favorite poem that I recited on my Instagram that you can follow now. Video is Here. I also love my Spoken Word project that I made in 2018. Available Here..

Clayton Jennings: My favorite poem by him would be Anxiety.You can view here. Other than that poem I really liked when he collaborated with a rap artist by the name of Blake Whiteley. Video is here.

Author: K. Exum
K. Exum is an up and coming author & poet. He looks to make his longtime childhood dream job his reality. By creating this blog, he seems to show his skills for writing. His hunger for success and dedication to turn his ordinary life into his dreams has brought him to this point. K is currently working on his 5th spoken word project, "Poetic Gift." Reach out by this email to connect! founderofhitm@gmail.com

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