Monthly Archives: March 2011

Support our talented poets at the London Poetry Slam!

Support our talented poets at the London Poetry Slam! It’s that time again: come on out this Friday night to support Kieran and our other talented poets at the London Music Club for the March Poetry Slam! Click on the … Continue reading

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“Innocent Execution” by Kieran Holland

I have a tale to tell you allOf an innocent executionAnd how I came to be the victimOf an unjust institution. I had been a-wanderingOver valleys, forests and fieldsUntil I met a band of soldiers Who told me that I … Continue reading

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“Rape and Retribution” by Kieran Holland

The woman I love was raped So brutally last night She tried her best to run from him And when she couldn’t, she put up a fight. He went up to her bedroom window Peering over the window sill Staring … Continue reading

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“Impending Doom” by Kieran Holland

My mind, it tends to think logically Only disturbed by waves of emotion We need to do things ecologically Not over fishing our oceans. Forgetting our wants Focusing on needs After chopping down a tree Plant ten seeds. If we … Continue reading

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As you take the time to read the creative writing pieces posted by the members of Grit Uplifted on our blog and Facebook page, please take an opportunity to share with us any feedback you have towards what you’ve read. … Continue reading

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“Poetic Philosophy” by Kieran Holland

Philosophical questions Running through my brain Re-examining, again and again Thinking of this philosophical question Is God a reality or just a conception? Coming to conclusions With philosophical inspection Bettering myself with deep reflection There is a point on which … Continue reading

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Untitled Poem by Kieran Holland

O my humourous friend Let’s fill the days with laughter Let’s live our lives not burdened by doubt From now on and ever after O my friend of humility Some may judge, some may even accuse Just laugh it off … Continue reading

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Poetic Existentialism by Kieran Holland

Find the thread Amidst the tangled knot This life is your movie You make the plot Condemned by our freedom In the infinite we wander Tortured by knowledge In pensive mood I ponder The colours around seem drab and dreary … Continue reading

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 Video of Kieran at the London Poetry Slam (February 2011)

Kieran at London Poetry Slam (February 2011) Check out Kieran’s spoken word piece from the London Poetry Slam on Friday February 18, 2011 at Brennan’s Beer & Bistro. Great job, Kieran, and we look forward to hearing more of your … Continue reading

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Untitled poem by Alissa Demars

They found me All alone Lying very cold in my bed Undying screams Shattered cries for your lost soul A part of you is taken For this bullet plunged in my head Not thinking twice No turning back The final … Continue reading

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