Waka Waka Bang Splat! At Reddits Poetry, Cafe d’Vine

My contribution at last month’s Reddits Poetry evening was Waka Waka Bang Splat!  I was inspired to seek out another ‘internet’ poem following Harry Owen’s hilarious reading of John Lindley’s ‘the F word’ the month previously . Waka Waka claims to be the World’s First (1990) Internet Special Characters Poem.  It was published by Fred Bremmer and Steve Kroese in response to questions about just how to say    <   >   !   *     and all those other funny special characters.  Thanks to Harry for helping with the flip chart version which allowed the audience to perform it in karaoke style ……

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