David Powell

David Powell is a London-based spoken word performer. His innovative brand of poetry has won him critical acclaim both as a street/slam poet and a social commentator. David often draws from his own life to inform his poems, themes range from absent fathers to single parenthood. He also likes to riff on lighter subjects, such as his days as a club DJ and the amusing characters with which he has crossed paths. He regularly performs at poetry events & literary festivals around the country.


1. Father figure – view YouTube video
2. Father’s Rights – view YouTube video
3. The Tempest – view YouTube video