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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

Permission

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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

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March 5th, 2013 § 0

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

Come to the next Vogon Slam
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© Chris Kraken 2012… Read the rest

Raise You

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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

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June 11th, 2012 § 0

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

In queues
In stalls
In fashion
Insolvent
In aftersun
    In tents.

In flip-flops
In wellies
Inelegant
In mud
Indefinitely
    In tents.

Insomnia
Inadvertent
Insult
In tears… Read the rest

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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Video – Vogon Poetry Slam – Chris Farnell

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March 7th, 2012 § 0

Zombie expert and SF novelist Chris Farnell performs a homoerotic love poem to Star Trek’s Captain Kirk (we’re very, very sorry):

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© Chris Farnell 2011… Read the rest

swans

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February 22nd, 2012 § 0

you say you’re a cynic
i think you fall in love as hard as i do

you question how hard that is
i say as hard as swans

you say swans are hardly hard
i say they’re evil, long-necked … Read the rest

Video – Vogon Poetry Slam – Cara Penny Church

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February 14th, 2012 § 0

Storming performance of teenage wangst from first-time performer Cara Penny Church. In the absence of pretty love poems for Valentine’s Day we have “smashing love on the head with a heavy rock”:

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A New Conversation Piece

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February 8th, 2012 § 0

Bloody hell, it’s about time! Do you know how stuffy it is in that bag?

Ow. No, go ahead, drop me on the floor, that’s cool. It’s not like I’m old and fragile or anything. Oh, for god’s sake … Read the rest

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