Keiron (Lee) Higgins
30 something “Punk Poet” from Halifax, West Yorkshire.
As early as 2012 Keiron started doing spoken word/poetry as secondary outlet to the slow decline of Djing and other creative activites, before becoming involved in various spoken word nights from 2013-onwards.
His poems usually told at a rapid pace (quoted by the Firm Of Poets as been as “Halifax’s Lyrical Machine Gun)” usually contain themes about the love of his ever-growing vinyl collection, outlooks of life and general humorous outlooks of current world events. During in his 4-5 years of performing his prolific CV has seen him be a supporting poet for the likes of Henry Normal, Attila The Stockbroker, Jeffrey Lewis and ex. Crass member Steve Ignorant. He is a regular at open mic nights across Halifax is often welcomed with praise and respect from his peers and headlining acts. With popularity growing and encouragement from friends and family in 2017 he published his first collection “Rebel Without A Prose:The Writings Of A Working Class Fake, before releasing the more sophomore and established work “The Punk With A Northern Soul” in 2018.
“Keiron’s poetry is as sharp as his dress sense. Stacatto rhythms that penetrate and empower. Pure punk” -Toria Garbutt