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Tag: Poet

MUMBLE/S

Is that a poem?
Are you a poet?
Thought you were mumbling that shit, I should have known it.

YOUR PARIS

ted hughes

Face ¬†swap with Ted Hughes (via Jonathan Bates’s biography).

“EVERY TIME I WEAR ORANGE

I feel I am honouring O’Hara”
I thought on my lunchtime walk
and on my return
you couldn’t make this up
a biography of the poet
I’d bought on the internet
was wrapped in orange
the colour orange
this really happened

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CAMARADEFEST II

Fantastic day at Camaradefest II last weekend. 100 poets in 50 pairs read new collaborations over the course of one day at Rich Mix in Shoreditch, London. Here’s mine and Sarah Dawson‘s. It was incredibly inspiring & humbling to be part of this unique event celebrating the breadth of contemporary [experimental] poetry in the uk. Watch the rest of the videos here.

POETS ARE LIARS

‘You shouldn’t let poets lie to you.’