Poetry

Mine, and occasionally others'.

Launch - Ranting Rhyming Revolting: more poems by Janine Booth

23/01/2016 - 18:30

At Housman's Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 9DX.

Join Janine and special guests including Tim Wells and Owen Collins to launch her new poetry collection, Ranting Rhyming Revolting.

Entry is £3, redeemable against any purchase (so you get it back buying the book!).

Details at Housman's website.

Feature poet: Mouths Wide Shut

27/02/2016 - 19:00

ABOUT MOUTHS WIDE SHUT POETRY:
A monthly space to explore, experience & experiment, with prattling prose & poetry.

We're a fully inclusive, fully accessible space open to every poet from all walks of life - old and new - who are looking for a small and welcoming community. Expect riffing by candlelight in a centuries-old Chapel.

Last Saturday of every month.

The Truth

A poem written in 1985, back in my days as The Big J. I might choose different wording these days, but the point remains - depressingly - relevant. The illustration is from Wake Up! fanzine when it published this poem and the Housewife's Trial iin 1985.

LGSM Farewell Party

18/12/2015 - 19:00

After two years marking the 30th anniversary of the Miners' Strike and the role of lesbians and gay men in supporting it, Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners is bidding a fond farewell.

Join hundreds of supporters for an evening of festivities, including some poems from Janine.

Venue: Amnesty, Shoreditch.

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