Poetry Blog by Chris Co (2014)

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9/11

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9/11

who could have known it?
terrorists taking no stock
would trade in futures

who could have known it? 
those towers were autumns bridge
tiers coming to fall

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ThePoetry Spoke - closes

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ThePoetry Spoke has now closed its doors for the final time.  We finished as we started with a wonderful event.  If anyone wishes to look back at some of the poetry that we were fortunate enough to share at la gondola and Gallaghers; please search Merseypoetryscene on youtube.  You will also find some excellent poetry from the Wirral Ode Show at the Egremont Ferry and some fine musical performance...

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ThePoetry Spoke Open Mic & Guest Band JustByChance

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ThePoetry Spoke returns -

Thursday the 3rd of April - 8pm!  

This time around it’s Open Mic

& Guest Band - JustByChance

 

Gallagher Pub & Barbers

20 Chester Street - Birkenhead

Wirral - CH41 5DQ

 

Of our Guests 

Two gifted folk singer-songwriters, Andrew Jones and Liz Owen turned duo, In doing so they combining their talents and honed their music towards a folk/pop se...

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ThePoetry Spoke - Open mic & Guest Poets!

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ThePoetry Spoke -


Thursday the 20th of February - 8pm!  
This time around it’s Open Mic
&  Guest Poetry from  - Just Poets 

Gallaghers Pub & Barbers - 20 Chester Street

Birkenhead - Wirral - CH41 5DQ

 

Of our Guests;

http://www.wirralpoetry.com/news/event-special-notice/

Just Poets are Catherine Coward and Norman Warwick.  Norm is co-host at folk ‘n poetry nights at The Baum...

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Complicit

 
That you never wear all these clothes, is no excuse not to buy
more of that you'll never need.  The anodyne consumer dream must be fed,
Primark, Benetton and Walmart's greed, offers you the shopping buzz on which you feed
- come on you know you need it!
 
There are no cracks in this land of starvation wage
the rags for riches human trade, is too distant from our shores -
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Review - a raucous night of poetry & music

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www.wirralpoetry.com/news/

 

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ThePoetry Spoke - February Open mic & Guest Band

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ThePoetry Spoke returns -
Thursday the 6th of February - 8pm!  
This time around it’s Open Mic
&  Guest Band - Toe Rag Duo

Gallaghers Pub & Barbers - 20 Chester Street

Birkenhead - Wirral - CH41 5DQ

Of our Guests -

An International flavour comes to ThePoetry Spoke this Thursday as Helen Maher & Paul Dennis entertain us, collectively as the Toe Rag Due.  Helen has gone down a storm a...

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ThePoetry Spoke January Open Mic & Guest Ian Whiteley

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ThePoetry Spoke returns -
Thursday the 16th of January - 8pm!  
This time around it’s Open Mic
&  Guest Poet - Ian Whiteley

Gallagher Pub & Barbers - 20 Chester Street - Birkenhead
Wirral - CH41 5DQ


Of our Guest - Wol, Yorkshire and Wigan poet!

Ian is a member of the Black Horse Poets in Wakefield - with 5 poems published in their recent anthology 'Full Rein', Ian's first full colle...

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