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How To Be Perfect

Introduced to Ron Padgett’s Poem “How to be Perfect” at Verve workshop with Dean Atta & Deanna Rodger. Thoroughly enjoyed it, much head-nodding. The whole workshop was inspiring & useful and fun. Good people.

Two poems by Dean Atta

April Evening in Cyprus

Your grandfather draws
your attention to the news;
the story, a black flamingo
has landed on the island.

An expert on screen… 185 more words


Listen again: 21 June 2016

Broadcast of the highlights of Queer’Say recorded at Tate Modern on 22 May. Rosie introduced live spoken word sets from Richard Scott, Rachel Mars… 59 more words

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Queer'Say May 2016

Out in South London and Apples and Snakes present Queer’Say, a showcase of queer spoken word hosted by Rosie Wilby. After their performance, Rosie speaks to each artist about their work, life and writing and invites the audience to ask questions. 289 more words

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On Ventriloquism by Fran Lock

“When I first heard some geezer called Martin Anus had written my life story I was chuffed. Weren’t surprised like cos I know I’m a top bloke and that. 1,073 more words


FEATURE: MILK Poetry @ The Tobacco Factory

Milk Poetry is a grass roots poetry night which has gradually grown to be a well-loved part of the Bristol scene over the past year, offering a friendly and accessible night to poets and non-poets alike. 577 more words

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