Monday, 25 September 2017
Show starts at 8:00 (with sign-up prior to that). Monique will be featured between 8:40 and 8:50
MONIQUE FRANKLIN (Verbal Oasis) is an activist, poet, artist, scientist, and mother from Seattle. As a spoken-word artist she has been referred to as “ The unofficial poet laureate of South Seattle”, “The Billie Holiday of Spoken Word” as well as “the Verbal Manifestation of Nina Simone’s Soul”. Her poetry gives voice to social issues, human relationships, tributes to her many influences, and self-discovery. Monique is the owner and operator of Inspired Child founded in 2005. She views her art as her vocation and as a vehicle for social change. This woman is a creative soul.