ouch December 24, 2011 by Nic Sebastian 2 Comments OK, this is just embarrassing. If you can’t memorize your own poem, or the Guardian won’t spring for a teleprompter, how about just don’t participate..? Other Close-up series posts on Voice Alpha. About these ads MoreLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Nic Sebastian Nic is the author of Forever Will End On Thursday and Dark And Like A Web. She reads the poems at Whale Sound and blogs at Very Like A Whale and Voice Alpha.