Categories: Poetry, Literary Cafe, WITB Press

Authentic Blurt

09/17/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, personal, humor, rant
At last weeks Lit Cafe Poetry nite, after I stopped getting self-conscience and stopped trying to be Nick, The energy in the room rose to fantastic heights and we pulled in 21 open mic readers including a few virgins. In closing the evening, I was so… more »

Come for the Fun

09/15/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Barely recovered from Lit poetry nite, but there is more. Come hear me and others tonite for music and words after the Tremont Arts & Culture Festival. ================================ Saturday, SEPTEMBER 15, 2007 VISIBLE VOICE BOOKS 10… more »

Special Poetry Nites - Russell Salamon

08/26/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Once again Tremont proves that it IS the center of Cleveland poetry and the proto-renaissance soon to be named the Tremont School of Poetics... ...okay okay it's a bit overstated. There is plenty of poetry venues, poetry workshops, poetry writing al… more »

I Love My Name in Print

08/14/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, personal, humor, rant
Check this out! My name was mentioned in this month's Northern Ohio Live, thanks to Patsy Kline and her Gallery U-Haul extravaganza. (That's me down on the bottom....circled in yellow). The Plain Dealer was also there during my read, snapping pix… more »

Words from Braving the Heat

08/12/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Thanks to all that came out on a VERY HOT early afternoon yesterday to hear me read some poems. Since the theme of Gallery U Haul's Mix:24 hr of Art was moving/moving-on, and the idea was to explore the creative process together, I had the audience w… more »

I'm Reading at This Week's ArtWalk

08/08/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Community
Actually, it is a 24 hour art mix extravaganza that starts during artwalk. My slot is at 2:00 pm on Saturday. I'll be doing some new pieces and an audience participation bit that is a twist on the Penpad Spontaneous Open. Come see me. Just notice… more »

No Broken Promises

08/06/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Blogging
I didn't just create a hoopla about being back to blogging, just to go back to ignoring WITB. I have just been concentrating on the poetry is all. I have a reading this weekend to prepare for. I'll post an announcement soon enough. Just an aside,… more »

New National Poet Laureate

08/04/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, personal, humor, rant
Amazing that our government can do such a good job at selecting laureates when the head of it all can barely read....(snark). Charles Simic is one of the few contemporary poets I have read something from, not cause I'm stuck in the Beats,but cuz I'm tr… more »

Laureate Nites at the Lit

08/02/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
I know that you have all missed the pithy, clever promos for the Literary Cafe monthly poetry while I've been screwing around pretending to know how to do web coding and database queries. Well, be ready to be disappointed again. I got nothing but the… more »

I Have Been Accused

08/01/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Once in a while, I'm taken back when somebody tells me that I wasn't what they thought I was. Not an easy thing to respond to, however Charles Baudelaire (a goddamn genius for sure) in his essay "Crowds" in "Spleen of Paris" wrote: The poet enjoys the… more »

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