A Busy Poetry Month

My son, Micah pointed out to me recently that I have a poetry event going on every seven days this month. But when I took stock of my calendar, I saw there’s a lot more than that going on.  I went ahead and updated my Events page as well. So here is my Poetry Month…

Upcoming Readings in NYC and Tannersville, PA

Looking ahead, here are two readings updated to the Events and Readings page today. It’s been a bit of a summer lull, but hopefully, we’ll have more to add soon! Thursday, December 6: Voices of Poetry Reading at the Jefferson Market Library, 425 Ave of the Americas at 10th St, New York, New York. The time is 6:00…

Barely South Review and Other News

I’ve been so busy working with Word Fountain, the fantastic little literary magazine that my employers enable me to edit (along with three super-cool coworkers who are editors and artists for the mag.) that I forgot to post about the excellent lit mag Barely South Review where my poem “Advent” was recently published in their…

Reading Poems Out Loud with John–Emily Dickinson Edition

Friend and Fellow blogger John Nooney at Poetically Versed has started a feature that I hope will catch on.  If you’ve been following my rantings here on the Dad Poet for any length of time you already know how important I think it is to read poetry out loud. I mean, if it were not,…

30 “Of My Ego and the Muse”

  Well, you can scroll past some commentary and a pretty intense rant to get right to the poetry video if you want, but if you’re feeling feisty, hop right in!   The Good, Nothing Really Bad, and the Slightly Ugly of NaPoMo So here we come to the end of another April, dubbed National…

David Reads at the Pennsylvania State Capitol

This is the first clip from October 11th, 2012 when five Pennsylvania poets had the  good fortune and fun of reading at the State Capitol. The Chair of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Susan Corbett, wife of Governor Tom Corbett, was in attendance, though she had to rush off before my portion of the…