Brian Dean Powers, Spring•Summer 2017

Be sure to follow the links to get a print copy with the gorgeous cover design (The Bees!) by Erin Mazzoni. We’ll also be including some bonus audio/visual content in the online version again this time. Here’s the first sample from Brian Dean Powers, including his poem “Van Gogh’s Bedroom.” Source: Brian Dean Powers, Spring•Summer…

New Poems in Contemporary American Voices

As well as Readings, Zines and Libraries I mentioned some of my recent doings briefly this morning via a reblog before flying from the library job to the restaurant (Have I told you I got the library job? Sorry, but thank you for being happy for me!), but I wanted to slow down and take a little…

You Don’t Even Like Poetry, or Do You?

This Week in Poetry, Even for Non-Poets I am truly tickled to see so much being written about poetry during this (inter)National Poetry Month to an audience outside the traditional poetry scene. Often people who claim to dislike poetry merely had a bad experience, likely in high school, as Billy Collins likes to say “the place…

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…

Local News from Someplace Else, Two Readings and a Review

It is always snowing or raining someplace like here while our own windows lie their pretend sunshine on a street somewhat like yours. Whom can we trust when a smiling anchor prophesies the utmost danger around the corner –From the title poem of Local News from Someplace Else, by Marjorie Maddox Please don’t think I’m exaggerating…