Join Poetry Under the Paintings from the Comfort of Your Home

You’ve read posts here and watched videos too about this local event I go to every month called “Poetry Under the Paintings.” It’s hosted by Faustina’s Gallery in the gorgeous little Victorian town of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where every second Thursday a group of local poetry and art lovers join to celebrate verse read aloud in…

Richard Blanco and Poetry Under the Paintings

Ah, if it were only true that Richard Blanco was joining us at Poetry Under the Paintings, but alas! Such is not to be. But then again, maybe if we asked him. . . Hey, you never know. Anyway, I know that most of my readers here are not members of my local community, but…

Poetry Under the Paintings Sampler #2, Poets, Music and Fun

The rules are simple. And as the pirates say, they are not really rules, “More like guidelines, actually.” 1. Bring a chair. Or do as a few of the teens do and bring a throw rug or pillow, sixties style. 2. Bring at least one poem, but it’s good to bring three. 3. Bring your…

Poetry Under the Paintings Sampler #1

I know I have promised some upcoming video footage of our readings in Harrisburg last week at the Capitol and the Midtown Scholar, and it is coming, but I’m still sorting through video from our own local poetry event the previous week. And this morning I am off to work again. So while I work…