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Cardiff poet. Debut collection ‘Death Magazine’ published with Salt. Pamphlet 'Black Jam' with Broken Sleep Books. Co-organiser of @CRASHcardiff

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@nothumanhead Hentai probably.Saturday vibes https://t.co/8l57R2gVlfWe launched it @GrainPress @0CarlGriffin0 it was moving and beautiful- do get a copy as not only is it all our expe… https://t.co/kkaCwXKZHp
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11/28
2020
@weecalrobot Yeah but were you 7 yrs old dancing in the living room club to this beast? https://t.co/pDY4OM5ONc @CalebParkin The only response to that is: https://t.co/suSrUabl1k @CalebParkin You absolute throbbing cock (I don’t know the rules of this game) @christianjwebb I did life drawing in art college. They brought us actual hunks. I could not focusEveryone knows Paul was the S Club hottie https://t.co/PFJRYnTysh @SunaAfshan Recently been through one of those living nightmares that affects family and it’s awful! Warmest wishes… https://t.co/JhlOYRGhUT @weecalrobot Hang on, it’s hadouken not haruken. I knew that.... @weecalrobot Ken’s toes forming a big conglomerate beast @weecalrobot That’s a real delight coming from someone whose work I fucking adore 💓 @weecalrobot I’ve always said Sen Toe? But Ken Toe works better in the context of SF. Also if you could work out so… https://t.co/KQ1FUiNzNvJust finished my poetry reading on Zoom. You always worry nobody will turn up or that you’re shit. But then people… https://t.co/Nbpm90XfzDAbout half an hour now... My poetry menu tonight includes vodka, bagels, a toad and broccoli from outrage to anthrax https://t.co/73NssQxJkH
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻Last orders! Just under 1 hour to register for this evening’s poetry event! Join me, @DiodeBlue @LouisePeterkin &… https://t.co/Mm6xCnXy6kTonight’s look is Janet Jackson circa Rhythm Nation 👌 https://t.co/NZBE6mHqOZ3 hours left to register for this!! https://t.co/BBAswSQjl0Oh hey friends! We’re thankful for all your love and support this year. As a little extra thank you, there’s now a… https://t.co/a2bqSPaOPj
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻 @_plantbot @canastakat Thank you! I can confirm my book is indeed pink :-)Delivery from @PennedintheM ! https://t.co/C0ImUHISytThis is tonight at 7:30!!! Click the link to register for free & come hear some Salt poets! @DiodeBluehttps://t.co/CYpkNp7o67 @physis93 Oh that ... I attribute it to people just being insane @physis93 What’s the drama now?Look! My soon-to-be publishing family are having a sale :-D https://t.co/sXtUyIgbY0
11/27
2020
So well deserved! https://t.co/izoBqOIKSuHere is a little sampler of what I’ll be reading for the ‘Four Salt Poets’ event tomorrow on Zoom, from my Polari l… https://t.co/ipBCjPjiuATomorrow (Friday), 27th Nov, 7.30pm: Four Salt Poets! - @julian_stannard, @LouisePeterkin, @MattHaighPoetry and me… https://t.co/3CrTD6Z5pw
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11/26
2020
@RichardCapener3 Then you write it and it turns out to be 2Out for a wander in the icy weather obsessively turning over a single image in my mind, examining it from all angle… https://t.co/9P7Sf0ZGmxIT LIVES! our first publication, (dis/re)membered by @badbadpoet is out now. 42 visual poems exploring the relation… https://t.co/h7UMQdEqJP
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻The best activity now is waiting for someone to mention something derivative and then muting it instantly 👍Poems are like frogs - they end up looking like shit if you dissect them
11/25
2020
@amyacrepoet Legitimately yes!Angela https://t.co/qu04oPszy5This Friday, 27th Nov, 7.30pm: @julian_stannard, @LouisePeterkin, @MattHaighPoetry and me reading poems from our re… https://t.co/DmfkAqJmdi
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11/24
2020
@DraperCai @wordswithpurple @VikShirley might have some ideas @lcpalmerpoet Things as springboards to other, greater, broader imagined things absolutely have my attentionAnd hosted by @DavidCollard1 !Another reminder that Four Salt Poets is this Friday!! Join me, @LouisePeterkin @DiodeBlue & @julian_stannard as we… https://t.co/2rNDc2mCae @Poetech3 I like imagined / created / invented things - more interested in things that didn’t happen rather than things that did :-) @AbjectObjects You made him sexier somehow @AbjectObjects / shirley @AbjectObjects That would be “The Queen is Gambit” surely? @stagpoetics Nothing personal, I’m just not a modern TV show guy :-)Hahahaha https://t.co/pPIi8Yx4Rd
11/23
2020
@CalebParkin @stoneandthestar I just don’t have those kinds of reactions to art. There’s reality and there’s fictio… https://t.co/tP6RWCDGLc @colin_bancroft There is a middle ground, for sureLots of poetry is just transcribing a thing that happened and I don’t find that interestingOne thing that's disturbing about the whole metaphor discussion on Twitter: How many people still read poetry throu… https://t.co/CVsUe8TTJU
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻 @dean_rhetoric Sexy @stoneandthestar Haha I just said to a friend I can’t be dealing with stock phrases, least of all from writers (who… https://t.co/7P5pcR0HkpYes I’m slow, but I just discovered the ability to mute words / phrases on here and it feels good https://t.co/RN2LbpeXZJ @GodzillaKent I’m going to extend this to any tv show people start talking aboutPeople trying to spin this story as a positive (‘keep believing’) but for me it’s a deeply depressing indictment of… https://t.co/tisyHfo2xH
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11/22
2020
Get sending! https://t.co/8cfxslqoXt @c_c_kerr First one was incredible!Excited to continue this trilogy... https://t.co/ZZceKFZ2fX @LouisePeterkin @CMDoet The Gnome King wearing the ruby slippers is so weird / funny as well: https://t.co/Or0sQUTACj @SpookySyntax The first time I watched IT I was about 7 years old and I ... threw up? Pretty visceral reaction. @CalebParkin Yes!!! I was obsessed with the Critters films as a kid - (certificate 15 clearly meant nothing to my mum haha). @storygiverpoet @purple_feminist Sadness in kids films is somehow harder to shake off than scary things. I felt the… https://t.co/Bw5l9jOhXF @LouisePeterkin Haha! @StuAnde @LouisePeterkin Yes! I had to look away whenever this was on @BLERoom1 The Never Ending Story :/) @fromxthextower Yes - anything in a mask! The wolf scared me too: https://t.co/CEqo4aHgsS @cassettewitch Oh yes I used to watch this a lot as a kid and it always felt wrong that a Disney cartoon contained both demons and tits @shotscarecrow Ooo what is it? @stuartmbuck Love Legend!! @storygiverpoet Oh yeah the trolls were terrifying. @storygiverpoet Haha what is it? @katy_wm “You don’t need *two* ears...” @dean_rhetoric Agreed - what a fucking film though! I used to make my mum rent it for me practically every weekend @msmeghansen Sooo sad!Characters from films that scared you as a kid? I’ll go first: https://t.co/1FtQiaXvvW
11/21
2020
@KofTheTriffids @magmapoetry A definite highlight of the evening!Also here's me and my good Judy Patrick Davidson Roberts as Catwoman and Harley from last night's @magmapoetry read… https://t.co/L2HCgEFbtL
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻My favourite image from a film in a very long time (The Lighthouse, 2019) https://t.co/n4vyIbyBH8Hit me up with your best experimental poets/writers Who should I read? What publications should I look at?
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻Best Scissor Sisters lyric: painted whores / sexual gladiators @nothumanhead Amazing - congratulations! 🎉2/2 visual artists & other poets. Having total control wrestled away is thrilling & gives the sense of dealing with… https://t.co/thPehLCldyA little note on @Magma & the collaboration issue. To echo @stevenjfowler - collaboration takes us away from the c… https://t.co/cHmlWM9Dai @taniahershman @magmapoetry @niallfirth @HeyAstranaut @VikShirley Thank you! @stefmowords Agreed, at some point you may have to consider you’re just not very good...Give the Bear Creek Gazette a follow @bcgazette - the local newspaper of a strange town, soon to feature a TV guide… https://t.co/SYdIpppK3X
11/20
2020
🤖 https://t.co/oqbTxBYnX2Kirsten as Harley Quinn for the launch of Magma 78 - highlight of my week! https://t.co/yjWzoueJyeZoom launching automatically with me on camera while stuffing a Hershey bar down my throat is it?a poet should not write as if they don't know that people hate poetry
Retweeted by Matthew Haigh 💀💄💪🏻 @medhawrites It’s all our houses :-)“Fucking hate poetry. All I ever wanted was Barbie’s Dream House.”Taking the first sip of beer and seeing the horizon of drunk tweeting unfolding before me with all my horrific thou… https://t.co/pITeVBWBj5 @stuartmbuck Thank you Stuart - the generosity of others never stops being incredible.So excited to receive my contributor’s copy of Magma alongside @HeyAstranaut @niallfirth & @VikShirley featuring ou… https://t.co/CAf1TRVv9gToday it may be pertinent to ask a seldom-mentioned question - why the rate of suicide in males is so high and incr… https://t.co/E6zHtG9U3Xpoem https://t.co/j79uCbWCqj
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11/19
2020

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