Tuesday, 28 July 2009

The Writing Sisters Collective

One of the interview questions that I didn't answer properly
was about TEAM WORK.
I admit it:
I'm an individualist and am a very independent person.
However, it doesn't mean I can't cooperate with other people.

In the end of 2005 me and my poetry friends Morgan and Petra
formed the Writing Sisters Collective.
We are trying to write and perform together
as often as we can.
The past couple of years it has been quite sporadic due to:
photography teaching (Petra)
having Jude (Morgan)
travelling to the other side of the world (Lou).

Our latest collaboration happened like this:
we met spontaneously in a pub
and talked about writing a poem together again ...
but about what?
Love, said Petra.
Confusion, said Morgan.
Love and Confusion, said Lou.

So we gave each other homework
to write 4 lines each on love
and 4 lines each on confusion.
Then we met in a cafe, put it all together
and rehearsed it.

In the end we performed Love & Confusion
at the monthly open mic night at the Sanctuary cafe,
hosted by Brighton Poetry Society.
That's also where we first met ...

Lou Ice, Morgan Moon & Petra, a.k.a. Nelly B
visit us at www.myspace.com/writingsisterscollective1

1 comment:

  1. At least you all still manage to get together after all this time. Well done for that.