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Transatlantic Verses - online open mic

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I am hosting an online open mic using Zoom.us conferencing software beginning at 7 pm (UK time) on 1 July 2018. We will use Zoom.us teleconferencing software (meeting ID 260-756-986) and take turns reading our poems out as you would in a physical open mic. With luck, we will have a few poets from Britain and a few from the US as well. If people join from other countries, that is even better, but t...

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THE INSIGNIFICANT POET

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My thoughts on paper hour after hour

When I lie in bed or in the shower

I do it all so you can glower

I'm the insignificant Poet

 

I stand up here and on my own

Hearing every sigh and groan

Whilst you sit and play on your mobile phone

I'm the insignificant Poet

 

I write it daily, profound and deep

Words to make you laugh or weep

Inspired whilst you were fast as...

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My thoughts on Bolton's NEO:LIVE

 

Scott Devon and Neoartists have made a friendly, caring, supportive and fun space for poets with the NEO:LIVE event in Bolton. I heartily recommend it. Nat and Paul Blackburn were excellent, well-organised hosts and will be guest poets at the next one in June. I'll be going to cheer them on. 
 
Bolton is easier to get to from Manchester than Manchester folk might think, a few q...

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Party night at the Bar des Arts on Tuesday 20th November

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We're very excited about the next event we're running in Guildford at the Bar des Arts, opposite the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. It's on Tuesday 20th November, and you can find it on the Gig Guide. It's the only good thing about my turning 21 again the next day - this is my pre-birthday party!

We have five guests, four of whom have been to the Bar  as features before and one whom we've met at se...

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My birthday/OpenMind 25th January full itinerary

As some of you may know there's a character limit on the event pages on here, so I've decided to upload the full itinerary so far for my birthday OpenMind event on 25th January at TV 21, 10 Thomas Street, Manchester as a blog for the OpenMind group page.

 

Everyone is very much welcome to attend my special OpenMind event whether they're first time readers, casual open micers or veteran ...

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Intimates @ the Poetry Cafe, Betterton St on Friday the 4th

I am hosting and have some great features, Anthony Anaxagorou and HKB FiNN.

Get a chance to discuss the work with the poets, intimately!

Open mic available

https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=245456218837616

 

 

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Poetry LIVE

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Poetry Live
Entry: FREE
Open Mic Event
Contact: LIVE@wytchewoode.co.uk
 
About Poetry Live.
 
Poetry Live is a weeky Live Online poetry reading every Tuesday evening 8pm – 9.30pm (UK time). Please register in advance (free) to take part in this exciting opportunity to get your work performed and ‘out there’
 
The Poetry Live weekly online reading is a g...

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poems read by me at Ring o' Bells pub, Middleton 28/8/11

a big thanx to Gemma Lees who hosted the event and invited me along and also thanx to all who showed an interest in my poem book, poems and free download of my work. and to the other poets there, we are family.:)

 

NORWEGIAN BATTLE (Halifax bomber raised from Norway fjord)

 

 

Dull metallic monster sitting on the bottom, forty fathoms

down, crushing weight of black water...

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STIRRED: FOR WOMEN WHO WRITE

Hello Stirred relaunches at the lovely Sandbar on this Monday 1st November!

 

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STIRRED: For women who write.

A night celebrating the work of current and forgotten female writers, open mic (men allowed if they read a female poet's poem too) female and male guest slots, unfabulous prizes to be won.

Ou...

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Accidental Afternoon of Poetry

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  Accidental Afternoon of Poetry

 

19/6/10

1:00 - 3:30

£1 entry

50p NUS

 

YARD theatre

41 old birley street

hulme

manchester

 

A special kind of open mic with a twist

 

After accidentally keeping a booking for the YARD theatre in Hulme for the 19th of June i thought i might as well use it for some good.

This event called "Accidental Af...

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