The Dog

May 29th, 2013 § 0

Henry found a dog sniffing at his aluminum trashcans. From the screen-door, he whistled. The dog came right away, sitting on its haunches at the base of the concrete steps, awaiting a command. Henry opened the door, “Come on … Read the rest

Tetris (a relationship analogy)

May 25th, 2013 § 1

3… 2… 1…
In the early days it was easy
We slotted together so perfectly
For my every quirk
You had the reverse
Like an enzyme – a key to fit every lock
And together we broke everything down… Read the rest

Video – Vogon Slam – Anil Godigamuwe

April 17th, 2013 § 0

Anil has a Radio 4 in-joke that will make your ears bleed:

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Video – Vogon Slam – Alan Ashton-Smith

March 19th, 2013 § 0

Alan dresses like a Babel Fish to tell us about Transformers and naming children:

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1 new message

March 12th, 2013 § 0

An unread message
it’s probably your mum
but secretly you
hope it could be some
beautiful boy, and
your heart starts racing
pressing ‘read’ you wait
for his love declaration
excitement mounting and
seeing who it’s from
disappointed, you … Read the rest


March 8th, 2013 § 0

This is for the women who don’t ask permission
To be themselves.
This is for the women who are done with working on their contentment
And started working on their lot.

This is for the women whose posture says… Read the rest

Video – Vogon Slam – Chris Kraken

March 5th, 2013 § 0

Poet and comedy writer Chris Kraken spills his Vogon guts about an ex:

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Raise You

August 11th, 2012 § 0

We say “the owners of this shop have dodged six billion in tax – almost exactly the same amount which is currently being cut from disability benefits and people are dying as a result. These guys should pay their … Read the rest

In Tents

June 11th, 2012 § 0

In crowd
In fields
In the sun
In our element
    In tents.

In queues
In stalls
In fashion
In aftersun
    In tents.

In flip-flops
In wellies
In mud
    In tents.

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Video – Vogon Poetry Slam – Jay Foreman

May 14th, 2012 § 0

BBC’s New Talent Pick of the Fringe and Musical Comedy Awards best newcomer Jay Foreman does not sing for us. Instead, he reads hemorrhage-inducing Vogon poetry about Noel Edmonds, petitions against the BNP, and clouds:

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