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Dalston Anatomy Poems, live at Ace Hotel, 18th Sep 2014

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Full video of a 15minute set of my Ridley Road Market poems performed live at Ace Hotel, Shoreditch, London on 18th September 2014 for Local Transport event, introduced by Michael Salu.

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October 29, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Hammer & Tongue Hackney, November 5th 2013

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“Stephen: (He taps his brow) But in here it is I must kill the priest and the king.” – Ulysses, James Joyce

1. On this 5th November at the Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, E8 3AS, we are preparing a night of poetic fireworks in solidarity with regicides everywhere. So from 8pm, we have two talented spoken word artists for you:

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October 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Travel better London

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It’s 150 years of TfL this year and because National Poetry Day is on Thursday, TfL have placed a number of my poet-friends around London tube stations this week to entertain some commuters and (yet again) to encourage better behaviour on the undergound. Despite being a poet who lives in London and who has published a whole book of poems about travel and transport, I never got round to applying for the role so I won’t be one of them, but good luck to them and check them out if you can. Instead, I thought I’d take this opportunity to offer my own advice on how we could improve public transport.travel better london Read the rest of this entry »

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October 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Market Cafe

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Food is prepared with genetically modified soya bean oil.
We can only please one person per day.
Today is not your day.
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August 5, 2013 at 1:17 pm

On Watching the 1st test: Australia vs British and Irish Lions 22nd June 2013

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Second Half.

Stomach-gripping tension.
Do we trust the fates too much to believe
this lead will hold?
Could half-perfect Halfpenny’s half-freakish, half-time miss
be the code for the way this will unfold?

Nerves seem to have got the players too.
Bodies fly into bodies round the fringes of the breakdowns.
Errors abound:
an overcooked kick, a pass spilt
a rolling maul driving headless into touch
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June 29, 2013 at 10:04 am

Keep Calm and Carry On

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First they came for the disability benefits…
Keep calm and carry on!
Or was that first?
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February 9, 2013 at 11:07 am

Coughing Up

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Poem written about a true story that happened on a London train. Happy moral embedded. Filmed by Rob Blake with help from Susannah Trevelyan. Published in ‘Life in Transit’ by Influx Press

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January 20, 2013 at 7:01 pm