Standing, searching for answers,
Wishing meaning into existence,
Waiting for a moment of inspiration,
A feeling to feel, real.
These are the struggles of a man,
Choosing a sandwich for the meal deal.
Jake Nathan, 2019 

Jake Nathan is a spoken word poet, writer and rapper from London. Now living in Rochester, he performs at poetry shows around Kent. Tackling the subjects of the working class, mental health and more, his modern style is filled with flow and musicality.


Jake has been published in Anti-Heroin Chic, in the anthology One Hundred Memories in aid of Alzheimer's Society and on Thanet Writers' website. Jake's poetry has been featured on BBC Radio Kent and his poem Grenfell was featured on the Word Spoken Podcast, hosted by Henry Beckwith. He hosts a poetry night called Come and Have a Go if You Think You're Art Enough.