The Spoken World Podcast

The Spoken World Podcast
Spoken Word is truth from broken pieces of our hearts that bleed from our pen to paper. When we share the experiences and inspiration behind the worlds we create on paper with different parts of the world, we realize that we are really not as different as we like to think we are. Your host: Huwa

Tough Love
Sep 11 • 54 min
Tough Love is a true life story of Aalia Lanius who authored it. Read it and find out how Aalia got out of an abusive relationship while fighting cancer. Aalia’s optimism and will is nothing short of amazing and I am so glad to be sharing this episode…
The Orphan’s Code
Aug 22 • 45 min
C.R.R. Hillin discusses her amazing debut fantasy book, The Orphan’s code, the world of publishing, and her trials as a female autistic writer. Cat is so much fun to chat with! Oh and there’s a surprise at the end!
Think Like A Man
Aug 10 • 45 min
Hilarious and fun filled episode with JD Shapiro. We discuss his experience as a writer, working with late comic book legend Stan Lee and his new book, Think Like A Man.
Never Say I Can’t
Aug 10 • 47 min
Jason David Frank, famously known as The Green Ranger in the Mighty Murphin Power Rangers, takes us on an amazing journey from before catching the media’s eyes as the longest power ranger in the series to surprising us with his intimate moments through…
Apr 24 • 45 min
Deeply emotional piece by Project, 10.10.12 explores the what ifs and what haves in the modern time where bullying is a rising cause of suicide in the Western World. Have you ever been bullied, were/are you a bully, or were you the bystander who saw…
Apr 10 • 45 min
Cynthia Amoah, originally from Ghana speaks with her powerful spoken word piece, “Honam” meaning skin. We talk about the concept of colorism and how it deep rooted it is and like always, there’s a follow up round table talk with my friends; Daisy, Shawn…
Can I Kiss You
Mar 27 • 57 min
Welcome Welcome to Episode One of Season Two! On this episode we talk about sexual harassment and the culture of respect with American educator, author and founder of The Date Safe Project, Mike Domitrz. To kick off we have a reading from the excerpt of…
Jan 16 • 21 min
To round off such an amazing and thought provoking season, I bring you the mistakes, funny moments, call drops and everything that got cut out during the post production. Great reviews from listeners all done with my four brothers in the studio! Join the…
Dec 6, 2018 • 19 min
It’s the 1970s and a rising star in London, Ralph, is approached by renowned novelist Edmund Greenslay to score a stage adaptation of his most famous work. Through Edmund’s house, Ralph sees Daphne, Edmund’s 9 year old daughter and from that moment he’s…
Perfect Love
Nov 29, 2018 • 17 min
Onome is unhappily married to Temi and after six years of marriage, she bumps into her ex-boyfriend (the love of her life) and now she can’t get him out of her head. As if things could not get any worse, they are now neighbours… Ufuoma is a young…
A Touch Of Gold
Nov 15, 2018 • 19 min
Just Don’t Give Up! Debut author, Annie Sullivan, takes us deep with her amazing book, a touch of gold, inspired by the myth of King Midas and his touch. If you’re a fan of The Pirates of The Caribbean, then it is a must read for you. If you love fantasy…
The Flicker Of Old Dreams
Nov 7, 2018 • 21 min
Mary Crampton has lived all of her thirty years in a small Western town called Petroleum. She watches as the town slowly dies after the tragedy leading to the close of the town’s major source of income, the big grain factory. Being invisible seems…
Please Stay/ Dirt in the Dust
Nov 1, 2018 • 36 min
Love lost, abuse and forgiveness. Please stay delves deep into the common rift between fathers and sons. Join the conversation with founder of bymepoetry, Susan Llewelyn. Secrets, Scandal, Threesomes. Ivie M. Eke expresses the difficulties being an indie…
Forgiveness/Happy Place
Oct 17, 2018 • 23 min
The world is a cruel and unfair place. Rachel Hall is determined to make sure we retain kindness and love for one another with her piece, Forgiveness. It is more for you than whoever offended you. But then, what do you do when trust is broken? What…
Outro/ If I Would Have Waited
Oct 11, 2018 • 22 min
Sam Olayemi asks a thought provoking question with his amazing piece, OUTRO. “Anyone who is sexually abused is instructed to ‘speak up’ to get justice, but what happens when the abused is barely five and her abuser his her father/hero?”… What would you…
Sep 26, 2018 • 23 min
Rolling tires, gasoline and a match stick… All that’s left is for someone to scream “thief” at an innocent/guilty soul before they are set to flames. Jungle Justice… Who is to blame? The Police or the People. Join Nene and I as we take on a sensitive…
Sep 19, 2018 • 15 min
Sophia Griffin shares a piece, “Three”, that talks about family and important connections. Join the conversation as we discuss love lost maybes and better days.
Black Man/ D-D-Donnie
Sep 13, 2018 • 22 min
In this two in one episode SPECIAL, we are joined by two up and coming artistes, Trina and Gemini. Both ladies share pieces close to their hearts. Trina and I discuss Trap music and social media; how are both contributing to the image of women in modern…
A Life For A Life
Sep 5, 2018 • 19 min
Mel takes us through her self discovery journey having survived an abusive relationship with two children for her abuser. Her daughter barely born saved her life.
It Hurts To Grow
Aug 30, 2018 • 14 min
Ari Safari in her moving piece, “It Hurts To Grow” expresses the hardship and triumphs she faces while growing up.
Aug 22, 2018 • 14 min
Heartaches and Heartbreaks. Going forward or staying back. Jared and I have a go at our experiences with the matters of the heart.
Eyes of Truth/ Pupils of Reality
Aug 16, 2018 • 20 min
Felice Mathieu teaches the ways men and women hurt each other in relationships and what a good man and woman should do.
When You Say You Love Her
Aug 9, 2018 • 20 min
What does it mean to fall in Love. You ever been in Love? Does it Hurt? Kevin Bateman from Ireland discusses how he met his mystery woman.
Aug 2, 2018 • 21 min
Omoh, Nene and I discuss the “Friend zone”. The unpopular zone that seems to get most of us swept up. Maybe, just maybe, there’s a way out.
Hurricane Ellie
Jul 25, 2018 • 18 min
Jen Leahy from the North of England shares a very special piece dedicated to her little girl, Ellie.
She’s Just A Friend
Jul 23, 2018 • 16 min
Join the crazy fun discussion with Chizi on another episode of the podcast, “She’s Just A Friend”. We want to figure the secret of the “Just Friends” in a relationship. Are they really Just Friends?
Dear Fake Friend
Jul 22, 2018 • 15 min
There are those people who are never there for you. They just pretend to be. On this episode I talk about friendship with an amazing funny friend of mine, Ramsey Umeh.