Category: NaPoMo

National Poetry Month 2015

Steve Nathaniel Reads “Burning the Christmas Greens” by William Carlos Williams

Burning the Christmas Greens    -William Carlos WilliamsTheir time past, pulled downcracked and flung to the fire—go up in a roar All recognition lost, burnt cleanclean in the flame, the greendispersed, a living red,flame red, red as blood Continue Reading

Dr. Lania Knight Reads “The Catch–All” by John Palen

THE CATCH-ALL     -John Palen When we cleared out the garage for the last time, it was still there, the grimy-white bookcase that held paint cans, tools in a fishing tackle box, jars of unsorted nails and Continue Reading

Sol Ennis-Klyczek Reads “Apostle” by Graham Lewis

Apostle    -Graham LewisI’ve preached and preacheduntil my throat burns, my handsheavy bricks.  Some nightsmy poor feet bleed, crackedfrom delivering you Gospel.Who but You could have seenit would last this long, go this far?Women fall in front of me,naked Continue Reading

JP Salas Reads “The 7 Poems of Justin Bieber” By Amanda Song

The 7 Poems of Justin Bieber     -Amanda Song

Tj Martinson Reads “A Supermarket in California” by Allen Ginsberg

A Supermarket in California    -Allen GinsbergWhat thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.   In my hungry fatigue, Continue Reading

Gabrielle Knock Reads “Your Catfish Friend” By Richard Brautigan

Your Catfish Friend     -Richard BrautiganIf I were to live my life in catfish forms in scaffolds of skin and whiskers at the bottom of a pond and you were to come by one evening when the moon was shining down into my dark Continue Reading

Scott May Reads “Number 10″ from the Blue Notebook by Daniil Kharms

Blue Notebook #10 There was a red-haired man who had no eyes or ears. Neither did he have any hair, so he was called red-haired theoretically. He couldn’t speak, since he didn’t have a mouth. Neither did he have Continue Reading

Rebekah Simcox Reads “I’m the Most Wonderful Person I Know” by Jack Perlutzky

I’m the Most Wonderful Person I Know    -Jack Perlutzky I’m the singular most wonderful person I know, I’m witty. I’m charming, I’m smart, I’m often so brilliant I actually glow. I’m a genius in music and art. Continue Reading

Claire Terveer Reads “Stanza” by Tomás Q. Morín

Stanza    -Tomás Q. Morín Because in medieval Italian it meant “room” I tied the curtains at their elbows with what could have been honor cords or worse yet, a belt from the 60s, so hideous were the Continue Reading