Sitting inside? Reading prose? 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 … [Read more...] about July Poetry Night
Is there life in Essex, NY after the July 4th holidays? Absolutely. And poetry too! On Tuesday night I witnessed plenty of both at the Adirondack Art Association. A month after the first Essex poetry reading, the old firehouse in downtown Essex once again summoned Champlain … [Read more...] about Poetry in Essex
Essex poetry and Essex taxes infrequently cohabit the same sentence. Clearly this is an oversight. In a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy on November 13, 1789 Benjamin Franklin opined that "nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." This fundamental tenet promptly … [Read more...] about Essex Poetry, Taxes and Poet Laureate
Tomorrow the Adirondack Art Association Board Chairperson, Jeff Moredock, will host the second Essex poetry slam at 6:00 pm. Last summer's poetry slam (Remember "Poetry Sham, Spam, Slam"?) was such a success that the AAA has doubled down this year. You heard that right, two … [Read more...] about Poetry Slam Tuesday
Come to the first annual Essex poetry slam on Friday, September 23. This exciting announcement was dropped off the other day, but no contact information was included. If you have any additional information to share, please post it in the comments below. Thanks! Who: Anyone … [Read more...] about Poetry Sham, Spam, Slam!