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Literary Death Match LDM Dublin Ep.4 Stephen James Smith POEM ‘The Gardener’ @ The Workman’s Club

Stephen James Smith POET @ The Literary Death Match Dublin Ep.4 :: 24th June 2011 @ The Workman’s Club Dublin The poem is called ‘The Gardener’. LDM:: www.literarydeathmatch.com Here is a review of the night www.literarydeathmatch.com Stephen is a Dublin based poet and MC of The Glór Sessions. Here are some links for Stephen James Smith:: www.StephenJamesSmith.com http www.myspace.com www.youtube.com twitter.com www.ustream.tv www.reverbnation.com The video was filmed by Bob Kelly in difficult conditions! :: myeyecons.com June 24, 2011 — While rain showers flooded Dublin, inside The Workman’s Club, the literary stars shined bright-hot, as Stephen James Smith out-near-kissed James Joyce (using a Nerf shotgun with lipstick-tipped darts), narrowly beating co-finalist Virginia Gilbert to win Smith the Literary Death Match crown. But before the first trigger was pulled, the night began with must-read poet Niamh MacAlister charming the audience into applause with a series of poems about growing up in Dublin — one about her hands becoming her mother’s hands. Then up stepped master-performer Smith (curator of The Glór Sessions) who performed a starkly candid poem that gripped the packed house. The mic was then handed to the night’s trio of all-star arbiters, including writer/actor Mark O’Halloran (the writer and co-star of Adam & Paul), actress Kelly Campbell (One Hundred Mornings co-star), and stand-up comedian/conceptual artist Miriam Elia (Sony nominated for her BBC Radio 4