Poetry Slam State Finals Here I Come

Last Wednesday night, in some god-awful wet and windy weather, I travelled to Geelong with my writer friend Zoe Werner. We both competed in the Australian Poetry Slam heat being held at the Geelong Regional Libraries. It was a fantastic night of passionate poetry and I was very proud of myself for coming second! This means … Continue reading Poetry Slam State Finals Here I Come

I Can’t Get Enough of Spoken Word

I've fallen in love with spoken word. I'm not so interested in acting anymore, but I really enjoy the feeling of performing poetry aloud. Being able to read the poetry I write aloud enables an additional level of catharsis, and being a thespian at heart means most of my poems are best experienced as spoken … Continue reading I Can’t Get Enough of Spoken Word

Hear me read poetry – WOL 15th Nov!

I'm chuffed to have been asked to preview my poem for the Weathering The Future project at this month's Words Out Loud in Ballarat. If you can't make it, they usually record the session and post it on the Words Out Loud website. If you can't wait that long, you can hear me read (very … Continue reading Hear me read poetry – WOL 15th Nov!

Now you can hear me read poetry

After many months of unavailability on Thursday nights, I was finally able to go along to the monthly spoken word event Words Out Loud. I closed the night with three of my poems - "Light Pollution", "Add Smile, Hit Send", and "Here, Nights". You can hear my performance via the Words Out Loud Website.  Please … Continue reading Now you can hear me read poetry

NaPoWriMo half-way check in

I've been trying and failing to write a poem a day in April. As you can see from my collection, there is a week or so where I was too preoccupied with the Creswick Theatre Company season of The Sum of Us to write poetry. Anyway, here's yesterday's effort. Read it aloud for maximum effect. … Continue reading NaPoWriMo half-way check in