De’Shawn L. Ewing is a Poet and Spoken Word performer from Milwaukee, WI. He utilizes his gift of words to touch hearts and minds as he travels across Wisconsin, and the U.S. He has grown a loyal following because of his passion and way with words.
He has performed with the legendary Last Poets, along with many regional and national artists, and has represented Milwaukee in regional and national poetry slams. De’Shawn has gone on to teach writing and expression workshops throughout the city and state, and he has appeared on various artist panels to discuss poetry and its impact on society. He has been known to “transfix with a deliberate, yet rhythmically pleasing delivery.”
De’Shawn has perfected the art of relaying a truthful and accurate message that grasps the attention of youth and adults. His inimitable combination of humor and light-heartedness mixed with intense emotion and somberness allows him to grab the attention of a variety of people. De’Shawn has taken time to work with and educate adults on the importance of partnering to accomplish change. He continued to spark action within the community through spoken and written word.