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Winnipeg Poetry Slam 2015 Final Eight

Reid Dickie

The final eight poets who will slam for the four spots to represent Winnipeg at the Nationals have been decided. The Handsome Daughter hosted the second semi-final round last night where seven poets slammed, four went through to the finals. 143 more words


This Iceberg is an Ice Cube

Killing time with scrapbooks and scraping all of the dust from our closets,

And we both know full well that the value of it ain’t going to be worth any more than a copper U bend, 415 more words


The Undertow

Years ago I met multi-lingual concrete poet Peter Meilleur (Childe Roland) at his home in Llangollen and it had a profound affect on my work. Up until that point I wrote satirical, witty, political slam-style poems. 860 more words


You are going to leave me.
Trust me.
I know.
Like déja vu, I’ve already seen it happen,
Over and over.
It’s night time.
You say nothing. 286 more words