Watching the moss grow
Between your toes?
As the weather gets worse
It’s time for good verse.
Come to Poetry Night!
~ Jeff Moredock
It’s time for a mid-summer poetry open mic at the Adirondack Art Association in Essex, NY. Come to the gallery this Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 pm with a clutch of your own poems and/or an appetite for your friends’ and neighbors’ poetry. All are welcome!
If this will be your first poetry night, you may be interested in posts about other recent Essex poetry open mic events including frequently asked questions. Hope to see you on Thursday.
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