Poetry is the new rock and roll. If you want to rock out at the poets BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! at the Phoenix is a great place to start. This from Facebook:
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! RETURNS ONE TIME ONLY FOR THE FIRST TIME TO THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH!
and that means we want your words in the Phoenix
AND YOU WILL BE THERE BECAUSE WE ARE THE ONLY SLAM THAT PROVIDES YOU WITH
two microphones, five judges, A MASTER OF CONFLICT, an audience, The Score Adder, two MCs, FIVE FIRST PRIZES, and the right to claim the title of
GREATEST SLAMMER OF ALL TIME AND SPACE
WHICH MEANS IF YOU WIN YOUR CAN BE POSTERISED AS
TRANS-TIME UNIVERSE CLASS POETRY
and we’ll send you to Goulbourn
with a carrot
a carrot in flippers
and of course there is
that’s right, ‘cause we know it is all about the titles
from Impact Comics, Mind Games, the Oxfam Shop (NO CHILDREN OR ANIMALS HARMED), Smiths Alternative Book[store/shop/front organisation] and The Gorman House Markets.
Now, not to get you too excited, but the silver lining of the clouds smashing the Can and Corinbank is that we also have all the prizes that Bad!Slam!No!Biscuit! was going to give away at Corin to give away to the First Prize Winner for Winning in the Can at the Phoenix!
To all potential five of the First Prize Winners for Winning!
So be at Bad!Slam!No!Biscuit! whether you think it’s a good idea or not, bring your judging, your words, your hands to clap with, your mouths to flap with, your original material, your two minutes, your no props, and join us to make BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! YES WE’RE GOING TO MAKE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! and stamp it with a bird and tie it in twine and sell it as a zine.