'While the pickled politician promised people pretty things, the peppered paper makers were pulling all the strings.'
- Brendan Reed Dennis
About this video
Watch contestant Brendan Reed Dennis perform his winning poem, 'Peter Piper', in the Victorian final of the 2014 Poetry Slam.
After the rounds of hotly contested heats, Victoria's finest spoken-word performers came together at the Library in September 2014 to battle it out for the title of the state's best slam poet.
Performances were judged by a panel randomly selected from the audience.
Having moved down from Sydney, Brendan Reed Dennis has been kicking wicked around the open mics and slams of Melbourne since 2013.
He recently featured at House of Bricks under the watchful eye of Poet Jockey (PJ) Santo Cazzati.
Brendan has a dynamic stage presence and just a full head of words that hit you with a rush.