Bob Ekat is the author of “Tears from an Old Man’s Eyes”, and the winner of the Sentinel Centre Performance Poetry Prize. He is a co-initiator of the Pen Society, a literary organization which searches and refines new voices. In 2012, Bob’s book was one of the ten titles chosen by the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for the Yusuf Alli Literary Campaign.
Bob has performed at notable poetry platforms, some of which are Word Slam, Poetry Potter, Soul Storm, the US Consulate’s Read out loud, and even the Black Heritage Festival. He was contracted to write and perform a poem for Coca Cola at its 125th global anniversary.
Bob is a poet who writes as the muse leads, exploring themes of love, adventure, revolution and even the metaphysical. He simply is a poet.
He will be live on stage at WORD UP Volume 2.
Check out his video clip below, where he performed a Spoken Word piece titled "tears from an old man's eyes."
Spoken Word Poetry by Bob Ekat, "Tears from an Old Man eyes"
Chill and Relax (October Fever) on October 14, 2012 in Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.
Chill and Relax is a monthly open mic Performance Poetry, Spoken Word and Soul Music Event.
WORD UP Volume 2
holds on the
17th of November 2012
Lecture Theatre, UNILAG Guest House, Akoka, Lagos
Time is 3pm