ABOVE PIC: Host and event creator Mocha Latte addressed the crowd with an bio/intro poem.
LEFT: Poet/guitarist Jacob started off the show with two pieces about women and wine. RIGHT: The crowd listening intensely.
RIGHT: Another shot of the crowd, In the audience was Treanna (NEXT TO LAST ON RIGHT)and Big Tah (FAR RIGHT) About 60 or so were there for the return of the popular weekly Wednesday event at its new venue.
LEFT: Ms. Simone had the crowd goin with her double entendre piece "My Bitch."
RIGHT: Got Lyrics regular Ms. Perosonal got it sexy with her poem, "Blues for a Man." She also said that she missed the weekly event that went on a three-month hiatus.
LEFT: Got Lyrics regular the ever so spiritual P-31 did her crowd fave, "Your Love is Makin Me High."
RIGHT: Got Lyrics reg 16 Bars got it hot for the ladies.
LEFT: Mr. Reggie did it up freestyle.
RIGHT: Conscious poet Silhouette did a crowd fave, "Listen Up."
Poet Eccentric read a new piece called, "Brainwashing Machine" about reality tv.
Ms. Yolanda read a piece called, "Slow Dance."
Newbie Snapple spat "Conversations."
Featured poet Wordsmith did it up with four pieces, "Beautiful," "She," "Reflections," and "One Night." He told the crowd that he was in a national poetry online contest called http://www.famecast.com/ and wanted folk to vote for him as well as he..........................
.....serenaded a birthday girl up in the house as well!
During intermission OUTTOWN CAM got Posts's Kevin Johnson, model/fashionista Jimelle and Wordmsith.
Also, DJ Reminsice had it goin on the 1s and 2s.
Mocha Latte with the owner of Van Goghz Ms. Ginger.
Mr. Brian Xavier (love the blinged out Ninja Turtle jacket! LOL) , Mocha and Kevin
Got Lyrics fave Jamie Spencer sang, Stevie's "Knocks Me Off My Feet," as the crowd helped him sing.
Popular poet Robert Dillard and his creative partner Sheila Fraizier did two pieces, "Far Away," and the ode to hatred, "Oh, am I Offending Anyone?"
Mocha signing her soon to be platinum mix tape for her fans.
East Side poet Abby had folks goin with his poem, "What's This War About?" and the bullet proof vest he was wearing!
Abby's sister, Renee did a popular piece, "I'm a Bad Bitch," about men paying child support.
Controversial poet Angie didnt disappoint reading a poem about "It."
King Izreal spreaded knowledge on the mike.
Popular poet Lightnin' did her famous piece"Baby Mama Drama" as Evening Whirl photojournalist Jay Bailey took her pic.
Ms. Crystal sang Mary J's, "I'm Goin Down."
Ms. Lagena sang.
Actor/teacher Sir Earvin broke it down about poets who fake the funk.
TRAACES' Danielle Harper spoke to the crowd about her upcoming fundraising event for the American Heart Association at Vin de Set and told the crowd that she lost her child a few months back and donated his heart to the American Heart Association.
Evening Whirl's Jay Bailey got up to the mike during the wee hours of the event. He recited the poem, "Don't Piss on My Head and Call it a Shower."