Categories: Poetry, Literary Cafe, WITB Press

Quiet ...

07/31/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
doesn't mean lonely, necessarily. The blog was silent, I hardly spoke to anyone in the blogosphere. In fact I kept to myself most of the time, but as D.H. Lawrence wrote in "Corot": Ah listen, for Silence is not lonely: Imitate the magnificent trees… more »

Thanks Fer Yur Support

05/10/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
My reading at Mac's Backs came off great, despite the growing global conspiracy against Steven B coolness. (You can see what Steven B Smith has had to endure in Morocco here.) For this Steven B Goldberg, it manifested by responding to appointments I h… more »


05/07/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry, Blogging
Fresh from the Jawbone buzz in Kent, I am thinking about the where that the need to write something as thankless as poems comes from. Federicio Garcia Lorca smacked me in the head with this: Angel and muse come from without. The angel gives light,… more »

Back to Backs

05/04/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Remember how warm you tried to get, cozing up with your sweetheart in February? Remember how you wanted to get in the mood by listening to me verbositize at Mac's Backs? Remember that you looked out your window to see the weather, but culdn't cuz ever… more »

Post National Poetry Month Trauma Syndrome

05/01/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
If you have been going to all the National Poetry Month events around the region, you may be thinking that you survived. Even tho the Jawbone in Kent is this weekend, sort of bleeding into the May flower power, you can take a breath and congratulate yo… more »

WhooHoo! It's Banner time.

04/07/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Taking nothing from MC Fat-Pants-Steal-From-Rick-James-Powder-Nose-Neither-Can-Keep-Millions-O-Bucks, but... THE BANNER IS HERE! THE BANNER IS HERE! THE BANNER IS HERE! Will you be there? more »

Lit Cafe Poetry Fiure Brigade

04/05/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
No banner for this month, kiddies, but one of our featured poets, C. Allen Rearick, got one of his gorilla guerillas to put together a pretty cool looking flyer. A true poet will let nothing stop his poetry from getting heard! So come to the Literary… more »

Laureate Stand-In

03/01/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
C. Allen Rearick gave me a last minute call last week to stand in for Lakewood Poet Laureate, Jack McGuane. Poor Jack's big beautiful heart was making new noises so he was getting a valve job and maybe a lube, if he remembered to bring the coupon. The… more »

A-List Hotspot is POETRY!

02/28/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
Who woulda thunk it? The Lit got recognized by Cleveland Magazine as top hotspot in the region due, in part, for our 2nd Thurs. Poetry Nite. Great going, Andy and Linda! Thanks to Nick and all the great, shall I say ....FANTABULOUS poets that hav… more »

Yum Yum Gimmee Some

02/27/07 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Poetry
This is where you can eat your young, but we will not approve. Thursday, March 8 at 9 or 9:30pm, two fantabulous wordsmiths will keep watch while the rest of us feverishly steal each others lines in the LAST chance to contribute to this year's PENPAD-PA… more »

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