Tag Archives: Mindy Matijasevic

Get Your Poem On/ 31 4 Horse Reading


           Several times a year, Bob Quatrone curates the 4 Horse Readings at the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village, NYC.  He invites me to be part of it, and I am thrilled to be asked.  The line-up is worth … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 30 Sharing Goodness


  Today, October 17, 2015, Bruce Weber called me to invite me to be a part of the New Year’s Day Alternative Spoken Word Extravaganza. I love being part of that happening to start a new year. There are many … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 28 “Shadow of the Geode” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe


  The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word Extravaganza was a wonderful way to begin 2015.  And I noticed this year wasn’t as freezing as other years, which was a gift.  When I arrived, I saw my friend Mindy Levokove.  … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 27 New Year’s Day at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe


  Hi everybody.  If you’d like to start 2015 with some poetry, there will be a FREE event lasting for ten hours from 2pm to midnight on 1/1/15.  Stay for as little or as much as you’d like.  There are … Continue reading

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Friday, September 26, 2014 I Cause Laughter at the Feminist Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY


FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL NYC FIVE FRIDAYS THIS FALL Joy of Resistance is thrilled to announce that we will be presenting the FIRST EVER Feminist Film Festival at WBAI! It will take place on five consecutive Fridays this Fall, starting on … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 22 Starving Artist Cafe


  June 27, 2014 was the last Friday of the month which means Open Mic Night at the Starving Artist Café on City Island in the Bronx. I was pretty thrilled that my best bud was available and eager to … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 21 Sometimes the Conditions Inside and Out Are All Wrong


 As the school year comes to the final days, lots of work with deadlines has piled.  I took lots home this weekend.  I didn’t see any other way.  However, halfway into the weekend, I still hadn’t done anything with it.  … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 20 Thank You, Maya Angelou


Last October, Maya Angelou lovingly used her standing in society for the children.  She wrote a letter to President Obama regarding the landscape of education.  I am grateful. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/10/22/top-authors-including-maya-angelou-urge-obama-to-curb-standardized-testing/ I work with adult students as some of you know.  They … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 19 Poetry as Prophylactic


Yesterday morning, I awoke way earlier than necessary with anxiety.  I had stress ahead.  Deep stress.  I opened my email, and one of the things that awaited me was this: Hi Mindy, Hope all is well and you are loving … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 18 4 Horse Reading at Cornelia Street Cafe


     I had a very good time at the 4 Horse reading on Friday night.  It had been a very personally stressful week.  I was not feeling funny one bit, so I was glad it was a poetry reading and … Continue reading

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