Poetry is Life, Josephus III
Poetry is Life is youthful journey showcasing poetry as it seeps into every part of life from music to media and from the classroom to the television. Poetry is Hip Hop and R&B and we see it all around us. This book breaks it down in a rhythmic pattern of words that engage and grow the idea of what poetry can be.
As a teacher and lecturer, Josephus III founded The Poetry Project, where he works in both the educational and corporate setting focusing on “Education through Correlation”, where he uses poetry as a catalyst for literacy, leadership and service.
The Host of 90.1FM’s The Poetry Café his voice is heard weekly over the airwaves as he showcases talented artists from all over the world in the genres of poetry, hip-hop, and R&B to name a few. He has performed for Oprah, opened for Kanye West and Floetry, shared stages with The Last Poets, traveled to Australia, London, Seoul, and South Africa as well as back and forth across the United States sharing his gift.
He coaches The Gate City Youth Slam Team, teaches in the public and colligate school system, hosts and performs at events across the world. Most recently he has developed The Poetry Project Institute a series of Professional Development workshops for teachers to provide them with resources and training on the use of spoken word in the classroom. Every day he searches for new ways to use his gifts and abilities to pursue the hopes, dreams, ambitions and purpose of his life. Poet, Host, Recording Artist, Entrepreneur, Teacher, Dreamer, Visionary, Mentor, Brother, and Son…..