One flower on the cliffside Nodding at the canyon
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Jan 10 2017
Three poets will respond to the Agnes Martin retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum with readings from their own work: Ari Banias, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, and Souvankham Thammavongsa. The readings, which have been curated by poet Jen Bervin, will be followed by an exhibition view and reception.
Admission fee: $15.00
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue10128 New York, New York
Dec 14 2016
Presentation of new issue, Vol. 17 #2 of The Manhattan Review.
Readings by Philip Fried, Neil Shepard, Jeanne Marie Beaumont, and Margaret Ryan.
Admission fee: $8.00
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St.10014 New York, New York
Dec 11 2016
It's time for the annual Riverfront Readings Holiday Open Mic!
Read a seasonal poem or two, original or not, or one (very) short story, or come to listen!
Acoustic musicians also welcome.
To sign up to play or read, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-hosted by Riverfront Readings and The Writers Place Salon.See our website for details.
1800 W.39 th Street64111 Kansas City, Missouri
You imagined yourself There on the overpass Leaning through snow Further toward cars Their outlines still dark Their headlights Locked by distance Then opening as if Cautiously the beams Lengthening over the median Onto leaves the underside Of certain leaves And the drivers inside Each face described By
He wrote the whole novel in his head, Sentence by sentence. It took him all day. Then he took out a wide-ruled yellow legal pad With three pink vertical lines marking the left margin, And from his breast pocket he extracted A disposable plastic fountain pen, And near the top of the page he wrote the word