The Beat Poets


7:30 pm

The Beat Poets was our first meeting back at the newly refurbished Helyar Arms in East Coker

Amelia Bennett and Caroline Mornement lead this meeting with a splendid mix of poetry, music and visual images.   The ‘Apple Loft’ at the Helyar Arms had recently been renovated and it was warm and welcoming – a very good evening.

Jazz or Beat  poetry is a literary genre defined as poetry necessarily informed by jazz music – that is, poetry in which the poet responds to and writes about jazz.  Jazz poetry, like music itself, encompasses a variety of forms, rhythms, and sounds.  Foot tapping stuff………


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