Waffle Irongirl performs ‘Pastel’ at Melbourne Spoken Word presents Arielle Cottingham, at Howler, Brunswick, on October 8, 2017.

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One day Waffle Irongirl walked into a bar. Spoken word grabbed her by the scruff of the neck and rattled all her certainties. She found her heart-home among poets, story-tellers and other recalcitrants. Her poetry has been included in the audio journal “Audacious 4”. Her illustrated chapbook Margin Doodles Vol 1 is available on the MSW website. She has featured at spoken word events across Melbourne where she has never once met a fake scam tax collector. Her performances are the poetical analogue of heavy metal karaoke. If you’ve never tried it, you should. Find her at https://waffleirongirl.com.

Benjamin Solah