Alushka Rajaram / Dear People

Alushka Rajaram, winner of Slamalamadingdong in August, performs ‘Dear People’ at Slamalamadingdong.

If you like the video, click the like button, share it and subscribe to our channel for a video of poetry around Melbourne every week.

You can also support the creation of more videos, articles, events and the survival of Melbourne Spoken Word by pledging to our Patreon campaign.

Alushka Rajaram is a Melbourne based poet who has only recently hit the spoken word scene. She was born in South Africa and spent her teenage years trying to fit into the coastal life of Frankston in Victoria. Her work reflects on her African heritage and struggles with being an immigrant. Although new to performing, she hopes to continue using spoken word as a platform for self expression and to insight conversation around contemporary social justice issues.

Annie Solah