POETRY

 I write all of my own poetry, and depending on the topic or the reasons behind each poem that I write, it can take me from a few minutes up to a few months to write one poem. I hope you enjoy this page which sneaks a look into some of my most popular poems. And feel free to take a moment to drop me a line if you'd like to know more or if you'd like my poetry for your event, classroom or workshop.  



Greenpeace, Solli Raphael, Slam Poet, poetry, english, facebook. slam poetry champion, environment

Let’s petition to transition into reducing our emissions, on a mission

to protect our forests, for a rest, no way!

Not until the day we stop the Adani coal mine, yeh the government

really crossed the line, but there’s still time for polluting our oceans

to be banned.


So while we keep going with that fight, let’s demand our supermarkets to get rid of this horrible plastic packaging off our food.


Let’s protest, it will test our skills but there’s plenty of hope in saving our planet

So let’s plan it.


Let’s plan a date on when our younger generations are going to

know that they will be able to see sea life in our oceans…

Poetry in motion?

I guess you could call it that.


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'FLY'

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Fly, they told me. Spread your wings, take off and. 

Fly. Go further, reach for the sun and be calm

enough to breathe

enough air to, drift like a feather and. 

Fly, let the wings of your mind and the feathers of your soul....


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'The Places You Can Go With One Idea'

solliraphael, slampoetry, poetry

The places you can go with one idea,

The opening of a new door arises

when you let your creativity steer.


....


To keep going, even when the end is near

And the things you learn when someone apprises,

The places you can go with one idea.



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TEDxSYDNEY 2018 ~ HUMANKiND

"We Can Be More"


This is a powerful poem with a call to action influential enough to change the way you see the world.

Game Changer

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This slam poem is dedicated to all of the Game Changers. Whether you are dedicated to helping those who need help, saving the environment in which we live, or helping helpless animals - You make this World a better place!



I am the magnetic field between the moon and the sea.

I am the quality in     

equality.

I am the undiscovered myth in wordsmith.


I am the reality of my own big dreams.

I am the curve of the world that I can only just see.

I am a game changer. 



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Australian Air

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So don’t sit around waiting for your life to caper, instead - grab your pens and your paper - your voices and your eyes, so we can reach for the sky, and look down on the world, and tell them why, 

we need to make a change

to our lives. 



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Evolution

BANG! - that’s the sound of evolution ...
We seem to have a desire
of being above the high wire,  
though some are relaxing and others are faxing taxes even though
the price is getting higher and higher.   
....
but we’ve found elocution's
just to tell the world we’re finding a solution
for pollution
on our convolution
as a counterrevolution and retribution.     

All for one thing…
TO PROVE EVOLUTION

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