June 6 Poetry and Events

Flashback to June 6, 1999: Some highlights of the day, my favorite being the UK’s #1 Song: Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) – Baz Luhrmann. A mix of music and spoken word, absolutely worth the listen. That one’s been in my Spotify liked songs for quite some times. Meanwhile, in the US #1 Song: If You Had MyContinue reading “June 6 Poetry and Events”

Coffee Mate and Unrequited Love

In May of 2016, Kelly Ann Jacobson edited and released Unrequited:  An Anthology of Love Poems about Inanimate Objects.  The anthology was well received and found a favorable review in Quail Bell Magazine. Here is just a snippet of that review: “What is also quite interesting is how each section of the anthology carries similarContinue reading “Coffee Mate and Unrequited Love”

A Boy Named Kevin and the Cursed Name

Pennames, pseudonyms…they’re common among writers.  I’ve used plenty of them.  This, however, has not been limited to my writing. Let’s start with the very first announcement of my existence in this world.  They didn’t have ultrasounds back then.  You didn’t know what you were getting until the kid popped out, started screaming, and the doctorContinue reading “A Boy Named Kevin and the Cursed Name”

A Collaboration Under the Rainbow

In collaboration with the Ministry of Artistic Intent and the Water Witch Poetry & Reading Series, Poetry Breakfast held an editor’s roundtable reading at the Water Witch Coffee House this past Thursday. Greeting us as we gathered was a lovely rainbow over the Water Witch Coffee House. The evening began with a workshop on submitting poetry for publication in literary journals, ledContinue reading “A Collaboration Under the Rainbow”