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Wlk the Poet Analyzes His Love for Words

Wlk the Poet recites an original poem at Prairie View A&M; University. Created By: Zondra Victor.

Roger Thomas III, also known as Wlk {pronounced: walk} the Poet, a member of Triple P (Prairie View’s Productive Poets), notes his favorite poet to be Daniel Beatey. Beatey’s poem, “Knock, Knock” had the words to initiate the gift of words inside of Wlk the Poet. More of his greatest influences include Saul Williams, Cross Movement, Erykah Badu, The Fugees, A Tribe Called Quest, Childish Gambino, and Kendrick Lamar.

Wlk the Poet, is a 21-year old, graduating senior who is majoring in Mass Communications at Prairie View A&M University. He was born in Los Angeles, California, but has found his place in Houston, Texas.

Being homeschooled for all of his grade school years, Wlk the Poet, sought out a place that would empower him as well as make him feel at home. He accepted an almost full ride scholarship to Prairie View A&M in 2012. He then began to nurture his love for poetry.

Wlk the Poet has been an on-air personality with KPVU 91.3 radio and has written, directed, and acted in several shows which aired on KPVU-TV. He was also Mr. Prairie View A&M 2014-2015. In addition to these accomplishments, Wlk the Poet recently performed with Sway in the Morning during SXSW in Austin, TX. He is currently planning a show to showcase the talents of a variety of artists. Dates and times for this event have not yet been announced. For more information about Wlk the Poet, visit him on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Soundcloud.

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