Saul Williams is the tightest poet today
>>By Gmoney (Friday, 8 Nov 2002 15:32)
werd... no poetry is deeper... he has a way with ideas... incredible.
>>By rain21 (Tuesday, 12 Nov 2002 01:27)
Saul is the one of the most incredible wordsmiths of our present time...... He's definitely got an "old soul".... He may have been heen here before by the way of his lingo. :-)
>>By Justice (Monday, 18 Nov 2002 20:40)
saul came to cincy back in april- first performing for a small group of people (myself included) at shake it fast records and when i met him afterward, he was so beautiful and real- just like his spoken word and music. i mean he was tight! that night he performed at bogarts and i was right up in the front, as he gave us the words and sounds to live by. he has the most keen sense of rhythm and soul- i couldn't take my eyes off of him.
>>By jen (Tuesday, 19 Nov 2002 01:57)
Mr. Saul Stacey (Sol-stice) Williams is a heavy brotha. I have much respect for his work and mind. His movie Slam is one of my favorite movies longside Brooklyn Babylon. I think he is an excpetional example of how brothas should be, using the mind way beyond it's normal usage by the majority of the hue-man race. Blessings unto him and all The Most High's children. One
>>By Dre (Wednesday, 4 Dec 2002 15:52)
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being...that my friends, is Saul williams. A true mystical lyrical genius whose main goal in life is to capture our minds with his spiritualizing, mesmerising, and tantalizing thru his spoken words. Hopefully when he dies, today or years from now, nature will recycle his earthly frame and new talents will be born, ( the graced cycle which will reder time meaningless.
>>By Knowledge vibe (Thursday, 5 Dec 2002 08:42)
i saw saul in slamd and thought he was a truely incredible weaver of words,then we got amethyst rockstar.
we got the She book too
then i ordered to get 7th octave from an out of print book dealer and that rocked along with all other things sauls had a hand in
does anybody watch def poetry?
>>By sy (Wednesday, 8 Jan 2003 16:42)
The most influencial Lyrics i have heard, the best underground rapper in my opinion, his poems are great, his lyrics are like music to my ears, SAUL WILLIAMS RULES!
>>By email@example.com (Wednesday, 15 Jan 2003 05:26)
Saul is truly an inspiration.My indirect literary mentor, actually.This English language doens't have the capacity to contain what appreciatin I have for this man...I study his breathing pattern, analyze his words, and allow his influence to take it's place witihn my own artistrive intuity( did I type that write?)I can't wait to exceed him in the literary world.I love him, but I along with a few others are next to continue revolutionizing our concep of word and launguage.My name is Hapu Maat Odwin.You will hear from me again soon world.
>>By Hapu Odwin (Monday, 10 Feb 2003 18:00)
I got a few typos, don't I ?
>>By Hapu (Monday, 10 Feb 2003 18:02)
I think saul williams expressions of the African American community is surpassed only by his intellectual metaphors of manhood. Saul Williams shocks you with every adjective that he uses to stimulate the reader by putting a universal twist on everyday observations and lives.
>>By Nandi (Sunday, 16 Feb 2003 02:58)
...a beautiful voice
>>By Christopher (Monday, 17 Feb 2003 04:11)
ohman, saul's call falls on ears with hearts who hear the true fine line and wonder "how do i find mine?", well, mystic so he is, and mystic so you two... follow the Nothing of the Word's beginning, wander intuitive, absent fear of understanding, let any page, person, sound, season speak, in no particular order, save for the grace randomly served thee... believe whole, undoubted and chase it and repeat it in the voice of you shakes, breaks and all, to the you who is "ME", and do not be deterred by mediocrity, for that v`can be weeded free.... williams has burned candles and offered fruit and visions beyond what he visibly shares, and it is in this silence from which he speaks the brilliant alive in thee, he dares you to delve, for this peaceful power is already here, if one relaxes to the absurd, forgets fear or judgement and trumpets in absolute.
saul you are a hoot. thanx 4 finding the faithforce to be observed and serving that call to all which is the truhue-man challenge in the mays of displaced (i)deals.
kind-read of yores
>>By sigh-lent hum-bell (Wednesday, 19 Feb 2003 19:47)
look up the word marvelous in a thesaurus and he is that, everything that follows and much much more!
>>By sara (Sunday, 2 Mar 2003 02:48)
absolutely fucking amazeing
>>By jj (Thursday, 6 Mar 2003 21:54)
A true inspiration. I have never seen or heard ANYONE with a verbal dexterity and true gift for imagery like Saul Williams.
>>By Ghostdm (Wednesday, 12 Mar 2003 07:03)
Yo, Saul Williams is quite possibly thee dopest, illest, most intuitive poet/slam master I've ever encoumtered.His words cause women eargasms like no other. Belive it....
>>By Pedro Maim (Tuesday, 18 Mar 2003 01:32)
AS a writer sometimes you try to find something that'll trigger your flow. ONe day you may be feeling it the next day its gone, but SAul, he makes me want to burn my notebook.
>>By R3d3mpt3R (Tuesday, 1 Apr 2003 23:55)
Saul Williams' poetry is like no other. He causes me to feel things I thought I could never feel again about slam poetry.
>>By lucymass77 (Wednesday, 2 Apr 2003 05:10)
There are few artist who you can stumble apon just the lyrics of their songs and be hooked on the rymes and the words. The ideas. I tell ton's of people about him. He has such a way with words. If you ever feel that poetry has died with all the crappy mainstream music(sp?) *cough* I really wouldn't consider it that.. But Poetry is Saul, and Saul is poetry.
'God and I are one, in fact he lets me call him me'
>>By Zee (Friday, 25 Apr 2003 05:05)
You said it
I just kept mad ryming. I was hooked.
>>By Zee (Friday, 25 Apr 2003 05:08)
I LOVE IT! What is the name of the poem he does in the prison Courtyard, in "Slam", I love this movie and him. Can I find an Mp3 of the courtyard poem or buy it on CD?
>>By Atticus (Monday, 28 Apr 2003 03:40)
the greatest poet of all tttiimmee!!!!!!!!!
>>By utopia (Thursday, 8 May 2003 16:55)
men that shit is dope!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>>By dasher (Sunday, 1 Jun 2003 21:20)
these headlights to eternity,
flash right by me,
after minutes only i remain,
walking with this constant pain,
i died last night,
my life being in vain,
these drugs in my vein,
give me shelter from the rain,
where did i go wrong?
maybe i'll catch a train,
back to my mind,
maybe if i'm kind,
the world will rewind,
but for now,
i'm stuck in now,
with horns blazing past me,
and my eyes filled with,
these headlights to eternity.
>>By lightlid (Thursday, 5 Jun 2003 06:03)
My first reply was so riddled with typos that I had to write a second one.Again, Saul is one of my indirect mentors.The concepts and structuring of words which I've allowed to come through me paralleled him so much that I had to turn myself "on"(literally) to him.I'm not just some "fan" in awe of him for his wordplay.In fact, there are many things in which I do not agree with when it comes to him.Plenty.I feel...well, that's truly irrelevant as of now.I'm here to pay acknowledgment to a wonderful man who I know I will "surpass".I feel we should view the positives and negatives with anything and Saul is included.I feel that I(along with a few others) are the logical continuation of someone like Saul.And when I evolve to a certain point, I want someone to be just as, or even more bold and courageous than I to make such statements
about me.I repeat brothers and sisters, you will hear from ME.Collectively that is. HAPU ODWIN.
>>By Hapu Odwin (Tuesday, 24 Jun 2003 21:30)
Saul Williams has got to be one of the, if not THE illest fuckin'
poets ever!!!! He is so inspirational, and everytime I hear him
recite his verses, I get all teary-eyed and shit because his words
just touch me in a most remarkable way. Personally being a poet,
I am not easily moved by just any work I hear, but Saul Williams'
poetry reaches down to the core---every verse makes me say
DAMN!!!! And it never fails that everytime I hear his work, I find myself
riddled with inspiration to write for days!!! This man is truly gifted,
I just wish there was a way to let him know what an inspirational
genius he is. I am truly a fan of this truly fantabulous artist; he has
truly opened my eyes to a world of poetry that I can relate to in all
areas---finally a poet who speaks the same fuckin' language as me
and my freestylefanatic-hip-hop heads do!!!! I think the illest thing
about Saul's poetry is that it doesn't sound like the "rap" or hiphop
that causes such controversy today; he is an artist and discusses
the same types of things that you hear in the world of hiphop, but
he forms it in an intelligent, artistic manner that captures the soul and
leaves you begging for more. I love hiphop music, too, but some-
times I can just say "enough!", as for the unforgettable verses of
Saul Williams, I can never get enough!!! As you can tell, I am truly
a fan, and the art of this artist has made a world of difference in my
own outlook on writing poetry; first time I ever heard his work was
a couple of years ago when I saw Slam--ever since then, poetry and
my personal verse was never the same again.
>>By AlwaysAngel420 (Thursday, 24 Jul 2003 00:18)
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