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First Ever London Vegan Meetup Poetry Corner

  • Jul 22, 2013 · 6:30 PM

Be there at the beginning! Next Monday will see the first ever London Vegan Meetup Poetry Corner.

If this 'pilot' meeting goes well the aim is that we'll meet regularly once a month to share our love of poetry.

Everyone attending will have an opportunity to share one of their favourite poems, this can be classic, modern, postmodern, children's poetry, limericks - anything really!

It's also an opportunity for vegan writers to perform their own poetry.

Hope to see you there.

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  • Beverley

    Hi, I'm not really a poetry fan but have just watched Sarah Kay's TED talk which is amazing - link if anyone would like to watch it is talk 3 in this list.

    July 29, 2013

  • Zofia

    I am sorry I could not make it. I finished work after 7pm, and in this heat and with the prospect of getting very early next day...hopefully, this event will be repeated some other day?

    July 23, 2013

    • Helen

      Yes - we're planning on doing this monthly. Keep a look out for next date to be published in a week or two.

      1 · July 24, 2013

  • Ana C.

    Thank you everybody because thanks to yesterday I will start reading poetry. I didn´t do it since high school, because I always preferred to read other things and because I always found music and their letters a kind of poetry, and music has a lot of power in me. Yesterday I learnt that poetry can be very different from the one I studied in high school (medieval and modern poetry, that I found quite forced). Next time I hope I will be able to be more participative. Yesterday I was not in my best (physically and emotionally) and I felt a bit overwhelmed for the weather, the huge heat in the public transport, and a bit lost too. But I am glad that at the end I decided to go because it is always good to learn things and because it is always a pleasure to be with you. :)

    July 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you Helen for organising this. I really enjoyed it. As usual, it was also a pleasure being with really nice people.

    July 23, 2013

  • Julie

    Great evening. Thanks for all the lovely poetry! Well done everyone! : )

    1 · July 22, 2013

  • Ana C.

    I won´t be able to arrive till 19h. See you in a bit. :)

    July 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Love the idea... Hope it takes off !!

    1 · July 21, 2013

  • saira g.

    This is a great idea! I hope to able to make it.

    1 · July 19, 2013

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