Sorry for the lack of activity lately. I’m back at work full-time (yay!) and have another assessment due on 21st April. I have a lot of music and poetry links/ideas to post, and a few poem ideas. I’m also trying a new type of poetry reading video, which I hope to share more about soon.Continue reading “Update”
I’m hoping to form a collaboration with a musician for my creative writing masters’ assessment. I want to create two pieces, one where the musician writes music based on one of my poems, and one where I write a poem based on one of the musician’s work. The form/style is negotiable/will be part of theContinue reading “Musician wanted for poetry/music collaboration”
20:137 Lay down inside you level by level, the structure, the influences. Let it seep between the cracks and cloud your judgement. Change your everything without you even knowing.
Paul Cree is a poet whose poetry is heavily influenced by music.
Maggie Sawkins is the founder of Tongues & Grooves, a poetry and music club.
Another poetry group/event that uses poetry and music at its events.
Chris Hardy and his band LiTTLe MACHiNe perform both music and poetry. http://www.little-machine.com/
An amazing example of a poetry and music collaboration performance.
This Lunar Poetry Podcast about Rosemary Tonks includes information about a poetry and music collaboration the poet once did:
Another example of Spoken Word poetry that works with music. https://www.theantipoet.co.uk/