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About Quad

The Stirred quad is formed of Rebecca Audra Smith, Anna Percy, Jasmine Chatfield and Lenni Sanders.

Flim Nite Fight Club Last One @3MT

The much beloved Three Minute Theatre in Afflecks Palace in Manchester is closing at the end of the month, my event Stirred Poetry on the 29th July is likely to be the last ever event there. However last night we … Continue reading

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Flim Night Flash Gordon

Done my usual sculpted poem from a Roger Ebert Review for Flim night the cabaret night where a film is retold in poetry, comedy, puppetry and any on stage or screen artform you can think of. Link to the original … Continue reading

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NAPOWRIMO Day Sixteen as Day Fourteen

Today’s prompt was the dream diary one http://www.napowrimo.net/day-fourteen-5/ I chose to define rowboat, teacup and ballet slipper. I read a lot of these dream dictionary type books in the 90s and noiw frequently write my own dreams into these poems, … Continue reading

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Napowrimo day Fifteen as Day Eleven

A late entry today. This poem comes to you via the prompt about the future of your body http://www.napowrimo.net/day-eleven-6/ and the headline of this article about Physicist Carlo Rovelli’s comment about the nature of time https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/apr/14/carlo-rovelli-exploding-commonsense-notions-order-of-time-interview ”there is no such thing as … Continue reading

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Napowrimo day Nine as day 13

You can tell I haven’t been out that much this month this is your third bath poem. However as the challenge I set myself was to just have a go and do it quickly this what you get. Today’s writing … Continue reading

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Napowrimo Day Eight Prompt

The prompt for day was to write a poem where something mysterious or magical occurs http://www.napowrimo.net/day-eight-5/ I will take any excuse at all to write about mermaids so that is what you got today. The music was Lou Reed’s Transformer whose … Continue reading

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Naporwrimo: Back again with Day Ten Prompt

I said at the beginning and joining late I would not be taking this that seriously so I missed a few days and have done day ten’s prompt http://www.napowrimo.net/day-ten-6/ a poem of simultaneity- where many things happen at once. When I … Continue reading

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