Monthly Archives: April 2012

Get Your Poem On /6


Friday night was the last Friday of the month.  That means open mic night at the Starving Artist Cafe on City Island in the Bronx.  http://www.starvingartistonline.com/  I don’t drive and though I live in the Bronx, it means three buses.  … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On /5


“Dance of the Word” was scheduled for 4pm on a Sunday in recognition of Earth Day, and the rain hadn’t let up.  A friend and co-worker of mine, Mindy Levokove, was on the program.  She’s always unique and interesting, thought-provoking … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On /4


I cheated on Su.  It was my second of two Monday nights off from work, and I went to a different reading.  I had received a few invitations and chose to hear Jack Cooper http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100002537795376 feature at Peter Chelnick’s Go Cat … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On /3


I sort of belong to a poetry workshop that meets each Wednesday evening at the home of one of the poets.  They call themselves the Parkside Poets which I assume is because we meet at an apartment that is on Central … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On /2


For almost eighteen years, Su Polo http://www.supolo.com has been curating the weekly Saturn Series in NYC.  She has held it at several Manhattan locations, done it with two others, with one other, with different others, and for now, Su Polo … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On /1


I had received two invitations to the evening’s poetry reading — one from the curator and one from one of the featured poets.  It was a Tuesday, a night I don’t work at one job or the other.  The temptation … Continue reading

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