Last night we held our 3rd Vic Slam of the 2015-2016 Season.
We had a big crowd and 15 poets signed up to slam.
Our lovely host Rose drew 12 name slips from a cup to ascertain our roster for the evening.
The results, and first lines/gists of pieces are as follows-
Aaron - 27.4 + 26.5 = 53.9
Winnipeg-IF Day/craigslist roommate wanted
Pamela - 25.8 + 27.2 = 53
i have never been a poet-Mother/wise woman
Juniper Mae - 26.3 + 26.2 = 52.5
a lullaby for 2nd growth forests/my heart she is a wolf
Kathleen - 26.6 + 25.6 = 52.2
she is born with the weight of shared ancestry/temp nature of yr affections
Matthew - 27 + 24.8 = 51.8
i don't wanna say what i'm about to say/nothing lives in me anymore
Zainab - 25.8 + 16.9 = 42.7
muslim couple walking down street/timeline scenes at different ages
Steven J - 25.5
this is a dance poem
Liam - 25.3
it starts but it won't end
Gayle - 24.5
if i could shelter you with my love
Daniel - 24.4
Eimi - 24.4
i hate flakes
Joshua - 24.1
my purpose in life is not to die
Until next time.