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They Told Me To Write

Poem by Alice Y Hull

They told me to write, that’s what they said.

They told me to write down the things in my head.

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Posted 10:28 Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 In: Poetry Tags: , , , ,

Gerry Potter – Poet

Gerry Potter, who is appearing at the Electric Palace Cinema in December, is a poet, director, actor, author of the hit play Miracle, and both

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Posted 16:16 Monday, Nov 11, 2013 In: Poetry Tags: , , , ,
Poet and translator, Cristina Viti

Searching for that magic

For all people who identify as female in gender, here is a poetry workshop run by women for women and all about – yes, you guessed

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Glastonbury Tor

By John Knowles

The water tastes of rust
Menstrual blood
From this mother earth
Over which we process in
Diminishing circles
Till we reach the
Phallic tower Tor.

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Posted 10:18 Sunday, Aug 25, 2013 In: Poetry Tags: , , ,

My confidence crisis, my humiliation, my loneliness, my confusion

John Knowles

Small dreams that falter and fall

Set traps to make a fool of us all

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Posted 12:16 Monday, Aug 12, 2013 In: Poetry Tags: ,
The Lost Piers

The lost piers.

Poem by John Knowles

From Aberavon …..

To Withernsea

The shore lines

Rusting relics

A pier less nation

Defends itself

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Posted 11:59 Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 In: Poetry
by Rebecca Snotflower

Illustrated response to street drinking poem

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Posted 10:13 Thursday, May 30, 2013 In: Poetry Tags: , , , , , ,

V (after Tony Harrison)

A dialogue between local voices and street drinkers both fictional and a poet (real) by John Knowles

Yes I’m white and now I’m middle class
Though born working class it’s true
Some would say I have a poker up my ass
Well, my friend what’s that to you

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Posted 21:57 Wednesday, May 22, 2013 In: Poetry
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