Charlie de Courcy is a poet, rapper, and creator / host of NW London’s “Word Up” spoken word night. He’s called London his home for the last 4 years, and has since been writing and performing poetry on stages all over the city. This poem is from his first self-published zine called “Our Times”, and is a cry to a generation who hold the potential to ignite the fire of change. Check out Word Up near Willesden Junction, featuring a inspiring array of poets and rappers who have have found their home on its stage.

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Twitter: @WordUpLDN / @propcharlie

Written, and performed by Charlie de Courcy

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