Tag: poetry performance

Poetry performance at Stafford Poetry Slam – October 2018

My first time at Stafford Poetry Slam, I performed this poem in the first round. I  went through to the the final, where I came second. I haven’t done many slams before, despite writing since childhood, so I am very pleased with the result.  Trying to decide what poems could fit with this event, I…

in a single moment of strumming – intro to poetry slam

Photo: @Gareth Reed carbon gas dwells just a few notes above the golden tears and the village dazed by music tequila marijuana I remember the first time I heard his music that summer when I was very fat very in love with a German young man visiting with my cousin I was one step away…

Family roots and creative people inspire my writing

Today, in Romania we celebrate Palm Sunday, which is called Florii. Probably linked with the old pagan traditions, it means the flowers (Sunday). I myself was baptised on this day, the year I was born. And as we celebrate Easter today in the UK, with my first Easter catholic mass yesterday evening, my thoughts go back to…