Niall O'Sullivan

high brow, low brow, none of that stuff in the middle

Marc Kelly Smith – The L Train

a poem is a city filled with streets and sewers filled with saints, heroes, beggars, madmen, filled with banality and booze, filled with rain and thunder… Charles Bukowski – a poem is a city When people speak of Slam Poetry these days, they don’t speak of a fun, competitive, live poetry event. They speak of […]

Remembering the Death of Performance Poetry – Redux

  It’s been an interesting couple of days since I posted my Remembering the Death of Performance Poetry blog. On the whole the response on Facebook and Twitter — while far from a solemn parade of nodding heads — has been enthusiastic, thoughtful and similarly reflective. People have chipped in with curious questions about whether […]

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