At the beginning of 2015, I coined a word: “lexivism.” It’s a noun, which has several definitions, all of which hold the essential meaning of “lexical/literary activism.” If one advocates for literary arts, one is a lexivist. If one believes in the power of words, whether written or spoken, one is a lexivist. If one… Continue reading Work, Worth & Wages: My Transition to Professional
About a month ago (as you can see, I have fantastic time-keeping blogging habits) most people who take interest in my life saw my Snapchat and Instagram stories about me teaching a class on "lexivism," a term I completely made up, which is virtually unknown outside of this blog and my personal social media accounts.… Continue reading About That Time I Taught A #Lexivism Class (OMG?!)
Note: I wrote this in like February 2015, when I had only just invented the term "lexivism", and way before Dead By 27. Interesting fact: this is at the back of the same notebook as the first draft of Anti-Indoctrination is in the front of! I'm now posting it because I had a recent conversation with… Continue reading Both Cheeks On Board
And once again, I feel like its meaning is very obvious from its nature. Just like my previously-made words, it's a fusion. Lexivist (lexical activist), ecfiosexual (ecfio- Latin word associated with creation, and sexual), and now loquivore: loqui + vore. Definition: One who is partially dependent on intelligent conversation for stimulation. (Or something along those… Continue reading I made another word: “Loquivore”
What is Anti-Indoctrination? An excuse for all of you who want to say "Eii, this girl likes big brɔfo papa!" Well, what it is, is a lexivist poem. As you know by now my life basically revolves around this thing - lexivism. Why did I give it such a long name? Well I'm supposed to… Continue reading What’s all this Anti-Indo something-something?
Yo, I don't even know if "spoken wordist" is the legitimate term. Let's roll with it. Most of us who got into it got in by accident anyway. Today is World Poetry Day! And in commemoration of that, I have decided to make a post featuring spoken wordists who make me happy. So, in no… Continue reading Awesome Spoken Wordists Akotowaa Thinks You Should Know