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Gary Carr

Email: gajwriter@btinternet.com
Web: www.gary-carr.me.uk
Updated: Sun, 9 Dec 2018 11:00 am

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Biography

Gary Carr has been writing and performing in the Midlands and North of England for many years. He is the organiser of Spoken Worlds open mic night in Burton-on-Trent and one of the poets featured on the Polesworth Poetry Trail. While writing largely for the page, and with several wins and high placings in competition, he has also a past winner of the Buxton Poetry slam, also gaining a third place in the Buxton Fringe Festival Slam.

Samples

Fish You pick-up the undercurrents, flirt with fronds of conversation; kept safe by your immaculate schooling. I stand at the edge, in shallow talk and tidal silences; crabby, needing a drink out of water ----------------------------------------------- Microphone I am wary of the flex snake, keeping a prey’s distance between us. I know my plosives, picked-up, amplified into random poppings are all I will hear on playback. You laugh, tell me to get my mouth on it. Everything, from bulb and shaft, down to slim, smooth stand is suddenly phallic - and I am caught, as always; tell you I don’t do that sort of thing. A snigger, you remind me neither do you. A tentative approach and my lips brush the chromed mesh, finding a sensual, flesh-warm and surprisingly unsettling touch.

All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

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Hover over an event to see the details. (Open Mic open mic event, WOL Write Out Loud event)

Tuesday 01 January 2013

Coventry »

Circa 8.30pm at Coal Vaults, Canal Basin, Coventry, CV1 4LY, GB

Monday 07 January 2013

Nottingham »

8:00pm at Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EH, GB

Saturday 26 January 2013

Nottingham »

2:45pm at 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham, NG1 4EZ, GB

Sunday 27 January 2013

Birmingham »

4:30pm at 203 Bradford St, Digbeth, Birmingham, B12 0JD, GB

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Comments

tony sheridan

Sat 17th Nov 2012 19:15

Love your sample poems. Poems on blog please. Take care, Tony.

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Ann Foxglove

Mon 27th Jun 2011 18:45

I like your sample poems - welcome to WOL.

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