English Slam Poetry in Eger


A casual Slam Poetry Night where you can read out your poems, novels, anything that you used to write or what you have ever written, or you can also read someone else’s poem (for example, William Blake, Edgar Allan Poe or any of your friend’s poem).

Date: Wednesday (17th of April) 7:00 pm

Venue: Leányka Bisztró, Eger (4. Leányka street)

Program: You have three minutes to perform your writings.
Keep in mind, that the writings should be in English.

Message Flóra Veronika Simon if you would like to share your writings on the event.
If you are not sure about it yet, there will be an Open Mic session as well!

The event is organized by Szövegtrafik and ESN Eszterházy. It is free and open to everyone

The Tyger
by William Blake

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

In what distant deeps or skies.
Burnt the fire of thine eyes?
On what wings dare he aspire?
What the hand, dare seize the fire?

And what shoulder, & what art,
Could twist the sinews of thy heart?
And when thy heart began to beat,
What dread hand? & what dread feet?

What the hammer? what the chain,
In what furnace was thy brain?
What the anvil? what dread grasp,
Dare its deadly terrors clasp!

When the stars threw down their spears
And water’d heaven with their tears:
Did he smile his work to see?
Did he who made the Lamb make thee?

Tyger Tyger burning bright,
In the forests of the night:
What immortal hand or eye,
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?

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