Eamonn Lynskey's Poetry and Reading Blog

June 26, 2009

7 Towers ‘Last Wed.’ (24th June) Open Mic and guests.

Filed under: Open Mic — Tags: — tvivf @ 2:25

Another great night of poetry, short stories, novel excerpts and other rarified creatures from the Seven Towers Last Wednesday Open Mic in Cassidy’s Bar in Westmoreland Street. Two American Poets as guests: Joe Bacall and Correy Switzer, both really good. Joe reminded me a bit of Charles Bukowski, who is a favourite of mine. Certainly the same direct, on-the-spot type of scenarios and absolutely in-your-face dialogue. Terrific stuff. We also had an Irish guest, Edward Lee , now based in Dublin but originally from Galway. Great poetry, with a humorous twist now and then. One thing I certainly DO like about the Seven Towers Open Mic is the possibility of actually enjoying a night out listening to poetry and prose readings. Nothing po-faced about these evenings, thank God.

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