Wednesday, April 19, 2017

READING: 2017 PoemTown - St. Johnsbury, Vermont - April 19, 2017

The author read his narrative poem "The Man Who Gave All the Dreamers in Baseball Land Bigger Dreams to Dream" in the Art Gallery at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury, Vermont on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — as part of the 2017 PoemTown activities.

He shared podium with such incomparable poetesses as Alice Burnham, Louise Rader, and Veer Frost. Joe Godwin read 85 of his newer "ortzels".


Art Gallery in St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

Friday, April 14, 2017

READING: Anything Goes Poetry Slam - Montpelier, Vermont - April 14, 2017

The author read his narrative word poem "The Tycoon Who Craved Macaroon" as part of Geof Hewitt's Anything Goes Poetry Slam on April 14, 2017 in Montpelier, Vermont. Seventeen people participated in the competitive event, which took place in the lobby of the Lost Nation Theater in the Montpelier City Hall Arts Center as part of  2017 PoemCity.
"That was phenomenal!!"


RECORDING: Adventures in Poetry with Rick Agran from WGDR - April 14, 2017

The author read his sonnet "Why Should He Live Off the Fat of the Land?", poem "Hold the World Together", and narrative poem "An End to War" as part of the Adventures in Poetry with Rick Agran from WGDR April 14, 2017 — during 2017 PoemCity in Montpelier, Vermont.

Selections from these recordings may be heard during Mr. Agran's radio show "Bon Mot" broadcast Sunday evenings starting at 5pm out of Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont on 91.1 FM.

(always remember your glasses)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

READING: 2017 PoemTown - St. Johnsbury, Vermont - April 12, 2017

The author read four poems in the Gallery at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury, Vermont on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — as part of the 2017 PoemTown activities. He first read one of his sentence poems entitled "Did You Know" — then "Had I But", another sentence poem "When She Came Around Again", and "It Goes On".

Northeast Storyteller readings at this event were done in honor of a member who passed away recently — George Mathon (1945-2017) — from whose books poems were read by other members.

Gallery at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

READING: 2017 PoemTown - St. Johnsbury, Vermont - April 5, 2017

The author read the poem that didn't get selected for public posting during National Poetry Month as part of the 2017 PoemTown St. Johnsbury activities entitled "All Along Ompompanoosuc". He also read the poem that was selected for the 2017 PoemCity in Montpelier, Vermont, "I Have Sat Where You Are Now". He finished up with his narrative poem "I Asked the Angels" written in 2001.

The readings took place on April 5, 2017 in the world-famous Art Gallery space at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.


Art Gallery in St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

READING: Bear Pond Books in Montpelier - April 4, 2017

The poet participated in the 20th Annual Open Poetry Reading at Bear Pond Books in Montpelier, Vermont on April 4, 2017.  He led off with "The Uppity Poem", then followed "I Have Sat Where You Are Now" — which is posted publicly as part of the 2017 PoemCity. He finished off with "The Poem That Didn't Get Picked".

The event was emceed with panache by Samantha Kolber, Marketing and Events Coordinator at Bear Pond. It was well attended by very enthusiastic poetry lovers, including George Longenecker and Toussaint St. Negritude. Over twenty poets read or recited from their works.

VIDEO: http://www.orcamedia.net/show/20th-annual-open-poetry-reading

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