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upcoming events

date
Apr 01 2016
First Friday Late Night: Poets on Main

Come stroll the historic downtown district of Boonton Main Street for First Friday Late Night: Poets on Main! Hear poetry read by local poets at our retailers while you take in all Boonton has to offer. Businesses will be open late for an evening of sales, socializing, dining, art, shopping, and poetry. The event runs from 5 - 9 pm.

5:00pm
Main Street
07005 Boonton, New Jersey

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poems

poem

I sit by the window and watch a great mythological bird go down in flames. In fact, it’s a kite the neighborhood troublemaker has set on fire. Twenty-one and still living at home, deciding when to cut through a screen and chop us into little pieces. “He wouldn’t hurt a fly,” his mother would say, as they packed our

poem
It's the fern beyond the wind, the classic
Eruptions.  Night is a funnel that is overcome.
Violence of signs beyond the pale. Stasis
Has its own way, the hard work, the violence. 
Convalesce, convalesce in the green green
World, in which you could hardly walk,
But that was before, before life set its rhythms
In