Author Archives: Mindy Matijasevic

About Mindy Matijasevic

Writer of nonfiction prose and poetry; actress; comic; adult basic education instructor. The name of this blog was inspired by a former student, Camille Williams, who once, in a conversation, used the phrase "get my learn on." I loved it, and it stuck in my head.

Get Your Poem On/38 Brevitas Anthology Festival


I am one of the readers!  Sunday, November 24th at 2pm. Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012 https://www.bowerypoetrystudios.com/club/ PRICE $10 (includes new anthology)   BREVITAS is a community of invited poets who email one or two original, … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 37 Saturn Series Poetry Reading


    I ran late getting to the Saturn Series poetry reading at Stone Creek Lounge and unfortunately missed some of the open-mic readers.  However, when I arrived, the lovely poet at the mic waved hello to me with a … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/36 Upcoming Readings


  Those of you in NYC might want to consider coming to these events.   I’ll be a featured reader at:   Monday, August 19th at 7:30, Saturn Series at Stone Creek Lounge, 140 E. 27 Street, back room  https://stonecreeknyc.com/new-york-murray-hill-stone-creek-bar-and-lounge-about … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 35 Brevitas


I am now part of the Brevitas group.  It’s an on-line NYC poetry group sharing poems of 14 lines or less.  My darling Mindy Levokove nominated me, and they accepted me.  I submitted my first poem to them which I … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 34 “With women and children on the street…”


  I was met with a nice surprise today when I checked my inbox.  I had forgotten that I had sent a poem to Syndic No.21 which is an issue on social justice and injustice.  A friend from the NYC poetry … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/33 “Bronx Memoir Project” vol. 3


  I had the honor of being part of a reading by contributors of Bronx Memoir Project volume 3.  It took place at The Huntington Free Library, over 125 years old.  http://huntingtonfreelibrary.org/   Many of the contributors read a slice … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 32 – If You’re in NYC on November 17, 2018…


Hi readers.  It’s been a while.  This time, I am sharing in advance rather than afterwards — 11/17/2018 Saturday at 6pm, Cornelia Street Cafe, Cornelia Street near West 3rd Street and Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village, NYC, I am on … Continue reading

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