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Cocktail Open Mic Vol 2: Spring Devils

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Shawn Segundo performs at LeipGlo's Cocktail Open Mic at Baileo, Leipzig, 2 February 2018. (Photo: Kate Hiller)

Shawn is the kind of person who, when you tell him the theme of your second open mic night will be “Spring Devils,” immediately replies that he’ll show up in devil horns and a tail. What are you up to on Friday the 13th (of April)? Come join us – gimmick or no gimmick!

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Wally opens our Cocktail Open Mic

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To get our Cocktail Open Mic series off to a good start on 2 Feb, Leipzig Opera mezzo soprano soloist Wallis Giunta will do something she doesn’t often get the chance to do: sing some country songs for us.

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Finding meaning and magic in the mundane

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Emily in good old milky times. (Photo by Samantha Lacey)

There are stories and poems everywhere, and in everything.

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Estrangement – Grieving For Those Still ‘There’

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“I rest on the pillow in the grey morning light with the bitter knowledge I have come back to myself but my brother never will.”

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Happy Holidays: Less than perfect

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Readers – and a couple of leipglo writers – share tales of a New Year’s Eve that fell way short of expectations…

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Saying hello (for lack of a better headline)

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It was learning German, a break from my English-language academic writing, that brought me back to poetry. I found myself on a bus from Berlin to Leipzig writing a very basic-worded break-up poem in German, just for practice. (I will share said poem here once it has been properly proofread.) The next morning, I found by accident some of the posts from my old poetry blog still online. These two moments immediately converged into finally setting up a new forum for creative expression for myself and others. It took only a couple of clicks to set up a new blog. And a couple more clicks to announce it on social media. So here we are.

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