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Purely Poetry presents... the Belfast heat of the All-Ireland Poetry Slam! at Crescent Arts Centre

September 6, 2013 at 9:30pm to September 7, 2013 at 12:30am
For the third year running, Purely Poetry is proud to host the Belfast heat of the All Ireland Poetry Slam.Every year in late summer/autumn regional, open heats occur in five cities: Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Galway and Limerick, from which eight winning poets secure their place in the grand final, held to judge who of Ireland's top eight performance poets will walk away with the prestigious crown of All Ireland Poetry Slam Champion. One winner each from the Belfast and Derry heats go forward to…See More
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Voica Versa at the Belfast Book Festival 2013 at The Black Box

June 11, 2013 from 8pm to 9:15pm
Returning to the Belfast Book Festival after their premiere show last year, Voica Versa is a diverse collection of voices, made up of some of Belfast’s brightest stars on the performance poetry scene, including winners of local slams and favourites from the Purely Poetry night at the Crescent Arts Centre. Voica Versa is: Geraldine O’Kane, Chris McLaughlin, Colin Hassard, Diane Morrison and Colin Dardis. Focusing on the theme of light and dark, Voica Versa will guide you through a spectrum of…See More
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Voica Versa at the Belfast Book Festival 2013 at The Black Box

June 11, 2013 from 8pm to 9:15pm
Returning to the Belfast Book Festival after their premiere show last year, Voica Versa is a diverse collection of voices, made up of some of Belfast’s brightest stars on the performance poetry scene, including winners of local slams and favourites from the Purely Poetry night at the Crescent Arts Centre. Voica Versa is: Geraldine O’Kane, Chris McLaughlin, Colin Hassard, Diane Morrison and Colin Dardis. Focusing on the theme of light and dark, Voica Versa will guide you through a spectrum of…See More
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The Inactivity of Silence (poem)

Video inspired by Samuel Beckett's 'Not I'.
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The Inactivity of Silence (poem)

Video inspired by Samuel Beckett's 'Not I'.
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Voica Versa poetry reading at Culture Night Belfast at Ramada Encore Hotel

September 21, 2012 from 5pm to 8:15pm
Voica Versa is a six-piece group of performance poets from Belfast. Having separately read and performed over a number of years, the group formed out of appearing regularly at the Purely Poetry open mike night at the Crescent Arts Centre. Consisting of Alice McCullough, Chris McLaughlin, Geraldine O’Kane, Colin Hassard, Diane Morrison and Colin Dardis, the members include previous poetry slam finalists and winners, with some published in the UK, Ireland, the US and beyond. Having recently made…See More
Sep 14, 2012

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FourXFour: new poetry journal from the North of Ireland

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 16:40 0 Comments

The first issue of FourXFour is go!
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Purely Poetry: open mike event at Crescent Arts

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 11:52 2 Comments

Purely Poetry is a monthly night open mike poetry night at the CRESCENT ARTS CENTRE in Belfast.



Formed in October 2011, after the success of the Belfast heat of the All-Ireland Poetry Slam at the Belfast Book Festival, the event happens on the first Friday of every month. We seek to provide an open, supportive and relaxed platform for poets to share their work and listen to others.

 

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Broken Prayer- Poem

Posted on July 7, 2011 at 18:21 2 Comments

Things need to happen in order for us to talk:

we must have subject.

 

So button up your shirtsleeves and subject yourself

to the exterior world;

become that desired object of sociability,

that lost answer to your whispered prayer.

 

Jesus, my laptop is on mains supply,

and I will no longer by interrupted in my writing

by a draining battery sucking up my time.

 

Jesus, I have heated the hot water…

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At 17:13 on July 11, 2011, TEXTFILMS - El said…
Great to see you on here Mr C...look fwd to reading some of that cracking poetry you have written ;)
At 14:03 on July 8, 2011, JOKFACE said…
whats the craic, did i go to uni with you?
 
 
 

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