Making Scents by Diane Borsenik
Pigs and Spiders and Sparrows by Steve Brightman
spring migration by Christina Brooks
You by Miles Budimir
Strongsville Coffee by John Burroughs
A Woman by Elise Caunter
News by Shelly Chernin
Theological Garden by Morton Lee Cohen
Visit Home by Steve Goldberg
What I’m Doing Wrong by T. M. Göttl
what passes for love in cleveland by Mark Kuhar
Human Potential by Geoffrey A. Landis
Dead Presidents by Donna Middlebrook
Being Fat by Jim Miller
An Offering for Robert Graves by Jill Riga
Noteworthy Travelin’ by S. Renay Sanders
Waxing and Waning by Caitlin Smith
Old Western Matinee Motel #2 by Dan Smith
The Diner at the End of the World by J. E. Stanley
memories by Marsha Sweet
Imperial Avenue by Vladimir Swirynsky
Faded Blue by Steve Thomas
Gypsy and Snake by Mary A. Turzillo
The Train Riders by Batya Weinbaum
Friday, May 7, 2010
Hessler Street Fair Poetry!
Celebrate the 41st Anniversary of the Hessler Street Fair with poetry!
The finalists for the 2010 Hessler Street Fair poetry contest anthology have been selected. Come to Mac's Back's Wednesday, May 12th to hear the poets perform their poems, or come to the Hessler Street Fair on Sunday May 23 to hear the winning poets read at the fair (simulcast on WRUW 91.1 FM).
Or just come to the Fair to experience the place where tie-dye never went out of fashion! The Hessler Street Fair is an annual community arts and music festival on historic Hessler Street in University Circle. It is a family-friendly event showcasing local artists, food, musicians and poets, attracting upwards of 10,000 visitors each year. It features a diverse mixture of musical styles and venues, and is a non-profit, volunteer-run weekend, focused on celebrating community, arts and culture. The fair runs Saturday and Sunday, May 22 and 23, 2010, from 11am until Dusk.
above: dan smith,
first-place poet from 2009,
performs his winning poem
at the Hessler Street Fair
(photo by GL)
Contents of the 2010 Hessler Street Fair Poetry Contest anthology are:
The Hessler 2010 Poetry and Prose Anthology is available for purchase for $8.00 new low price of five dollars from Mac's Backs bookstore, 1820 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights, or buy a copy during the fair at the Hessler Street Fair Booth at Hessler Rd. & Hessler Ct..
If you like to have a little libation along with your poetry, the Hessler Street Fair poetry will also be continuing at the Barking Spider on Saturday.