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The Lexicon Collective is a spoken word poetry podcast that was born out of the minds of Sammy Alphano and SammyJaye. It was quickly noticed that both young men were able to discuss various topics by writing pieces of freeform poetry that touched on a subject that both of them agreed upon. Before long, the two of them decided that not only was the sharing of poetic pieces helping them but that maybe they would help others and thus The Lexicon Collective came into existence. Not only do they share their own pieces, but the discussion and analyzing of other poets' pieces are done along with many guest poets and artists.

The Lexicon Collective is a spoken word poetry podcast that was born out of the minds of Sammy Alphano and SammyJaye. It was quickly noticed that both young men were able to discuss various topics by writing pieces of freeform poetry that touched on a subject that both of them agreed upon. Before long, the two of them decided that not only was the sharing of poetic pieces helping them but that maybe they would help others and thus The Lexicon Collective came into existence. Not only do they share their own pieces, but the discussion and analyzing of other poets' pieces are done along with many guest poets and artists.
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Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Lexicon Collective is a spoken word poetry podcast that was born out of the minds of Sammy Alphano and SammyJaye. It was quickly noticed that both young men were able to discuss various topics by writing pieces of freeform poetry that touched on a subject that both of them agreed upon. Before long, the two of them decided that not only was the sharing of poetic pieces helping them but that maybe they would help others and thus The Lexicon Collective came into existence. Not only do they share their own pieces, but the discussion and analyzing of other poets' pieces are done along with many guest poets and artists.

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Episodes

Episode 18 Childhood Memories // War of our World

11/30/2019
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Today, your hosts dig into the memory books for the holidays and take an introspective look into our younger selves and how we can apply what we have experienced, good or bad. We also take this opportunity to examine the not-so-savory other side of turkey day and how its deeply impacted the those native to this land. Poetry by Heid E. Erdrich, SammyJaye, Sammy A. https://poets.org/poem/peace-path

Duration:00:50:19

(Pt.2) Episode 17 Misfits // Celestial Blessings

11/16/2019
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(Part 2) This week we are joined by Flynn Dexter to discuss how being a societal misfit can truly impact the way we are viewed and treated. We also examine a beautifully descriptive piece detailing the throes of love. Poetry by: Flynn Dexter, Umi, SammyJaye, Sammy A. https://hellopoetry.com/poem/2438162/al-majara/

Duration:00:46:00

Episode 17 (Pt.1) Misfits // Celestial Blessings

11/16/2019
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(Part 1) This week we are joined by Flynn Dexter to discuss how being a societal misfit can truly impact the way we are viewed and treated. We also examine a beautifully descriptive piece detailing the throes of love. Poetry by: Flynn Dexter, Umi, SammyJaye, Sammy A. https://hellopoetry.com/poem/2438162/al-majara/

Duration:01:27:53

Episode 16 Untouchable // Philanthropic Art

11/10/2019
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This week, your hosts are joined by Brittany Soul to discuss what untouchable means, delving into its applications to spirituality, love, and a stalwart approach to trials we face. We also evaluate a piece by James Marshal Goff observing the want to contributory along with what it truly takes to give wholly of oneself. Poetry by: Brittany Soul, James Marshal Goff, SammyJaye, Sammy A. https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/life_is_a_chance_521939

Duration:01:52:56

Episode 15 Fear // All Hallows Harvest

11/2/2019
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In this Halloween special, we are joined by Bailey Cox, a creative writer from Minnesota, to discuss the finer nuances and understandings of fear and its application to our emotional and physical selves. We also are rolling out a Halloween rotating weekly segment analyzing the quaint nature of our celebration in America in congruency with the way our comfortability detrimentally impacts our unseen world. Poetry by: Bailey Cox, Craig Santos Perez, SammyJaye, Sammy A....

Duration:01:27:33

Episode 14 Malevolence // Sexicon Erective

10/27/2019
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This week we sit down with Niko to discuss the tumult that malevolence can bring to our lives, offering many diverse takes on this broad topic. We also are rolling out a new rotating weekly segment suggested by you fine folks out there called sexicon erective in which we examine a piece written by some very talented individuals discussing male vulnerabilities and toxic masculinity. Poetry by: Niko, Joshua Stewart and Cole Jones-Ford, SammyJaye, Sammy A....

Duration:01:51:55

Episode 13 Afterlife // I Bleed, You Bleed

10/20/2019
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Today we are joined by the Illustrious Vos to discuss the afterlife and and the many ways we view and interpret it. We also break down a piece by Lonnie Hicks discussing a real problem we all deal with in terms of candid water cooler talk. Poetry by: Vos, Lonnie Hicks, SammyJaye, Sammy A. https://www.poemhunter.com/poems/equality/page-1/14341813/

Duration:01:11:52

Episode 12 Eclectic Love // Apperception Conception

10/12/2019
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Today your hosts explore the diversity of what Eclectic love means through collaborative lyricism. Ms. AyeVee offers a unique perspective on the contrast of early love. We will also spend time exploring a piece by E. E. Cummings entitled "Pity this monster, manunkind." This thought provoking piece will make you think twice about what it means to be human. Poetry by: Ms. AyeVee, SammyJaye, Sammy A., E. E. Cummings. https://genius.com/E-e-cummings-pity-this-busy-monster-manunkind-annotated

Duration:01:13:04

Episode 11 Anomaly // Beat Of The Heart

10/5/2019
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Today your hosts give a few varying takes on what an anomaly is to each of us in life. We also get a small poetry history lesson upon evaluating Shakespeare's Sonnet 116. This unique episode may give you some insight as to how language has developed, yet remained static in some ways. Poetry by Reese Darko, SammyJaye, Sammy A., William Shakespeare https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45106/sonnet-116-let-me-not-to-the-marriage-of-true-minds

Duration:01:19:32

Episode 10 Perseverance // Intimate Design

9/28/2019
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Today we have a special treat for y’all! We are joined by the illustrious, Freeverb. Guests Jam, Ms. AyeVee, and Dexter Flynn demonstrate their impeccable talent and flow as we elaborate on the daily topic top pick of perseverance. We also spend time evaluating an anonymous piece submitted by bentwig420 from netpoets.com discussing the the difficulty behind wanting someone so bad but not being wanted back. We close the show this week with some incredible showcase pieces from Freeverb. Poetry...

Duration:02:17:25

Episode 9 The Unknown // Eclectic Collective

9/21/2019
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Today, your hosts discuss the difficulties associated with not knowing whats ahead, further, how to approach that unknown with a positive mindset. We also enjoy a piece by Khaled Mattawa detailing life in Libya during their civil war. Poetry by SammyJaye, Sammy A., Khaled Mattawa https://poets.org/poem/now-we-have-tasted-hope

Duration:00:59:24

Episode 8 Brotherhood // War Of Our World

9/14/2019
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Today your hosts discuss the meaning and depth of brotherhood, or maybe, humanhood. We also spend time discussing the historical importance of being black in america, past and present, through analyzing a timeless piece written by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper about early American slave auctions and the differences of being born in today’s America as a minority. Poems by SammyJaye Sammy A., Frances Ellen Watkins Harper https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47686/the-slave-auction

Episode 7 Mental Prison // Relative Current

9/8/2019
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Today your hosts discuss the weight that we tend to place on ourselves in our daily lives, and their ways to process and adapt to our own mental prisons. We discuss a big pharma being sued in the midwest, successfully, and the repercussions of greed in regards to human lives. Finally, we are joined by the talented and eclectic artist named D who discusses the metaphysical realm with us in regards to how it impacts our daily lives. Poetry by: SammyJaye, Sammy A., Raegan Lanczak, “D”...

Duration:01:13:27

Episode 6 Arrogance // Altruistic Allegories

9/1/2019
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Interview: Mike Stauch

Duration:01:01:11

Episode 5 Unwelcome Welcome // Relative Current

8/24/2019
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This week we get a treat! We are joined by the illustrious Reese Darko throughout our whole episode! We take some time evaluating boundaries within basic human communication. We also explore a powerful piece by Brandon Amico regarding a 2016 article about a handgun that folds into a smartphone. Poems by: Sammy Alfano, Sammy Jaye, Reese Darko, Brandon Amico https://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/current_affairs/

Duration:01:12:09

Episode 4 Lovelorn // Intimate Design

8/17/2019
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Today's sentimental and entertaining episode first concentrates on the topic of Lovelorn and what it means to Sammy A. and SammyJaye. In their personal pieces and their own words, they explore this subject in depth. Later, in the Intimate Design rotating segment, the topic of sexuality is explored as they discuss and analyze Koni Lightmaker's poem "Beds Freak Me Out". Koni Lightmaker https://medium.com/poetry-after-dark/beds-freak-me-out-6bdf3cee9449

Duration:00:54:02

Episode 3 Depression // Celestial Blessings

8/17/2019
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This week we cover a wide range of emotions, the first being depression and how it impacts people's daily lives in many ways. We discuss how a little love goes a long way. We take time to discuss a piece regarding celestial bodies and attempt to understand its correlation to mythology. Poems by: SammyJaye, Sammy Alfano, M.L. Kiser, Traffik. https://allpoetry.com/poem/14496083-Star-Weaver-by-Writinstuffs

Duration:01:14:49

Episode 2 The Law of Attraction // I Bleed, You Bleed

8/17/2019
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In today's episode, Sammy Alphano and SammyJaye discuss the topic of The Law of Attraction in their own poetic way. Also, discussed is a poetic piece "Equality For All...?" by JDOYLE. Sammy Alphano gives us a treat with a halfway decent freestyle. Equality For All...? by JDOYLE https://www.powerpoetry.org/poems/equality-all-0

Duration:00:45:37

Episode 1 Importance of Poetry // B.E.A.R.

8/17/2019
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Episode 1: Join our perspective....The Lexicon Collective. In the inaugural episode of this spoken word poetry podcast, join Sammy Alphano and SammyJaye as they discuss topics and examine pieces of various works of poetry and spoken word. The importance of poetry and what it means is expressed. The poetry piece "Ars Poetica" by Dorothea Lasky is discussed and analyzed, and B.E.A.R.(Best Ever At Rhymes) joins us in the studio to discuss some of his time relevant works. Ars Poetica by...

Duration:00:57:36