Chapel Reading and Old PUP Friends

No, “old PUP friends” does not refer to some sort of senior citizen’s collar-and-leash fetish society. It’s a reference to a poetry reading series I used to attend in Lewisburg, PA at Faustina’s Art Gallery. Poetry Under the Paintings is the name of the group, and it perfectly describes what they do. They still gather every…

Library, Chapel, Pub: Three Readings

Just to update you about some recent additions and edits to my Events page, here’s the rundown of what I’m up to the next thirty days: Thursday, May 31:

Saturday Song, Little Changes with Frank Turner

Honestly, I have adored my share of little dancer boys, but I’ll take Frank Turner. We’ll, if he’ll have me. I love his new album, and I just watched this new video. Now I can’t stop smiling. Favorite moments: “We waste our energy getting angry instead of being kinder . . . . . ….

Fishing for Trey Platoo

Originally posted on As It Ought to Be:
“Still Life with Mackerel, Lemon and Tomato” By Vincent Van Gogh (1886) Fishing for Trey Platoo By Bunkong Tuon Editor’s Note: This is the fourth post in a series of poems about the immigrant experience in America. Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, featured Bunkong Tuon’s work on As…

Saturday Songs with Lucy Dacus

I’m going to give my friend Raul Clement a bit of a plug for his excellent work at New American Press just because they put out damn good writing. Check them out, and send them some of your best work (after thoroughly reading their guidelines, of course). I met Raul maybe two years back when…