A summer-time audience (small but hot) and our guest Ash Dickinson was hottest of all (naturally - oh, I should have been a subeditor on a tabloid!) Thanks to Ash, and to Michael, Geoff, Kyle, Lorri, Eddie, Andy B J, and Alex T, all on good form, and to Mason and the bar staff who patiently waited for us to finish our debrief over a few glasses after the poems finished.
Ash's book, "Slinky Espadrilles" (Burning Eye, 2012) has these and many many more insights from his remarkable world within its covers. It's a substantial collection and we're reading it from start to finish. Unlike the victims of "Drive By Poetry", first poem in the book, we're not scared despite the reported police statement:
"People have been terrified of poetry for years..."
4th August 2015
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Janice & Dónall Dempsey
We are poets, writers, spoken word performers, editors and organisers of spoken word events, based in the United Kingdom.