Sat 11 Jan 2014 9:14PM

Introduce yourself here!

AS Alina Siegfried Public Seen by 9

Our Poetry in Motion community continues to grow!

If you're new to the group, or even if you've been coming for a while but new to Looimio, please introduce yourself here! Let us know a little about yourself, why you're here and what you would like to see happening at PIM!

Yours in words,


Alina Siegfried Sat 11 Jan 2014 9:21PM

Guess I'll kick this off!

I'm Ali, a Rotorua girl at heart, with undertones of Wellington and an occasionally rolling 'r' that I picked up in my four years in Canada.

While I enjoy all forms of poetry, I'm particularly passionate about spoken word/slam/performance poetry. Seeing a lack of a forum for this type of poetry in Wellington, I started Poetry in Motion a couple of years ago and have been constantly amazed and overwhelmed by the talent that continues to show up at PIM month after month.

PIM is for the community, made up of the community. So bring yourself, your passion, your poetry, your ears and your fingersnaps and tell the world your story!


Randi Janelle Mon 13 Jan 2014 10:09PM

Wellington! I adore you!

I'm back from a 7 week holiday to my home country of the States. I'm in New Zealand through June of this year, and I'm having a hard time dealing with the difficult decisions that come with living in enjoyable places. I often write poems about it.

I'm happy that I've been able to be apart of organising Poetry in Motion. I remember when it was just a corner of Heaven Pizza with the wee woodfire stove there for company. I wrote a poem about that too.

I enjoy all the various events that comes with being a performance poet in Wellington. If you're not sure what's out there, have a chat with us before or after a gig, and soon enough you'll be swimming with event invites. I cherish the serendipity and love in our wholesome community, and I can't wait to see everyone in Feb! Lots of love, Welly! :)