Monthly poetry nights are set to return with Bundaberg and District Poetry Lovers once again able to ignite their minds, ears, hearts and creative expressions.
Slam poetry is a multi-model form of artistic communication.
The emotion and intent of pieces can be unleashed through words, voice, body, music, clothing, and energy simultaneously.
Poet and host for these upcoming events, Katie Laurie, said the group was excited to meet again after a hiatus due to Covid.
She said she loved everything about slam poetry evenings.
“It was the latent performer in me that connected with the form,” Katie said.
“I loved the idea of poetic writings escaping the barriers of books, phones, laptops, and scratchings on errant pieces of paper, to boldly make their way into the world.
“The impact and connection between the audience and the author could be deepened in this way.”
These evenings are open to one and all poetry lovers, whether you are a poet, emerging poet or lover of poetry and the written word.
It will be a chance to showcase your work, share a favourite poem from established poets or authored works, or simply sit back and enjoy the moments.
If you are new to the performance style of slam poetry and a little hesitant, don’t let that put you off.
The main notion is to support local enthusiasts of poetry.
The first evening (which includes a light meal), will be held at HSG at The Gardens, Branyan on Thursday 3 November at 5.45 pm.
For further information and tickets, visit the website here or contact Kathy on 0428 552 467.
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