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The life of a superstar poet

By editorial assistant Sandi Toxic

Posted November 26, 2015
Marucs Keeley, the life of a superstar poet
In vino veritas: Marcus and his muse. © Marcus Keeley

It's not easy being a superstar poet, as Belfast comedian Marcus Keeley reveals in this well smart vid. Seriously, it's flippin' ace.



The ancient Celts believed that poetry is the highest form of art.

Whether they were right or not is a moot point.

One thing, though, is beyond debate.

Life in the fast lane as a superstar poet is tough.

Tougher than a badly cooked steak in boot camp in fact.

But don't take my word for it.

Here's Rake & Herald local soak and the Bard of Belfast City himself, Monsieur Marcus Keeley, with the videographic evidence to prove it.

Shame about that bread, mind.

Looked quite nice.




The above vid is embedded here on the Rake & Herald from Marcus' excellent YouTube channel, which you are strongly advised to check out here.


See also The push up champ speaks, posted 15/4/15, among others.


Marcus Keeley
is a comedian, improviser and soak. Regularly gigging in Belfast and Paris, he is the host and promoter of the Voicebox Comedy alternative comedy club, a member of the Wonder Frog improv group and an all-round homme fatale. You can follow him, Voicebox Comedy and Wonder Frog on Twitter here, here and here, respectively. Meanwhile, to keep tabs on Voicebox via FaceBook, have a click of this.


Sandi Toxic was raised by wolves inside a disused clay pit near Lanjeth. You can befriend her on FaceBook here. She is still quite feral.



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