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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

30 Poems & 30 Poets from Northeast Ohio

Cuyahoga Public library's 30 Days of Poetry has published 30 Poems & 30 Poets from Northeast Ohio!

Here are the poems:

Mary Turzillo, Road Kill

Larry Smith, Where I Am Going/Where I Have Been

Sarah Gridley, Poetry Makes Nothing Happen

Mwatabu S. Okantah, driving while black

Gail Bellamy, Spice Rub

Gina Tabasso, Speaking Honestly

Mark Kuhar, citytalk

P.K. Saha, The Power of Instinct

Kevin Prufer, What I Gave the 20th Century

Theresa Göttl Brightman, In Doubt

Nancy Boutilier, The Idea of a Body

Terry Provost, Cleveland, to what shall I lichen thee?

Dianne Borsenik, Pools of —

Mary Quade, Air Show: F-16s above Cleveland

Jack McGuane, Particles

Ted Lardner, Paintbrush Left Overnight on the Ground Asana

John Burroughs, Disciples

Jeanne Bryner, Blue Collar

Caryl Pagel, Vision #5

Catherine Criswell, Spring Tease

Nina Freedlander Gibans, From The Bridges That Hart Crane Left

Chris Franke, Logo- machy

RA Washington, Invalide

Joshua Gage, Three Haiku from “Spring”

Tim Joyce, Stone Mad

Meridith Holmes, Staying Behind

Rita Grabowski, My Mother and I, Together

Ben Gulyas, It is a poem's own dirty breath

Sara Holbrook, Canvassing for the School Levy

Diane Gilliam L’Inglese


If you want to hear some poetry, April's 30 days of Poetry will end with a reading.  They're celebrating with Poetry Open Mic @ the Library tomorrow.
This open mic is for everyone who writes poetry - and especially those who have been writing this April in response to the Library's daily Read + Write: 30 Days of Poetry. Come read your poem! Sign up to read starts at 6:30 p.m. Please make sure your poem is under five minutes in length and appropriate for a public audience of all ages.

2 comments:

Geoffrey A. Landis said...

And, meanwhile, the poetry challenges keep on coming, not only from 30 days of poetry, but from Writing Knights challenges and from Poetic Asides.
Do check out the Writing Knights challenges-- if nothing else, just to marvel at the obscure words.

Diane said...

Thanks for this list of links to poets!!

Cited...

The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ~Jean Cocteau