Epistle to Washington D.C.

“To speak of atrocious crime in mild language is treason to virtue.” ~Edmund Burke   The stomach of America bleeds with an Alt-Right ulcer The brain needs a surgeon to remove a Republican cancer. Its ass is a target to assassins who would bust a cap in it. Get right with your God or quit […]

April is National Poetry Month: Hear Francine Walls & Griffith H. Williams @ Green Lake Public Library, Seattle.

Green Lake Branch Seattle Public Library 7364 E Greenlake Dr. N, Seattle, WA 98115 04/14/2018 4:00pm to 5:30pm Francine Walls: enjoys traveling & living in places as diverse as Wales & Botswana.  Her poems appear in Pontoon, Ekphrasis, damselfly press, Avocet, Strange Poetry among others, the writing text, Writing Across Cultures, & the anthology, Peace Poets (Volume 2). Griffith H. Williams: Within his one-man shop, East […]

Creative Commons Literary & Music Celebration · Hosted by The Seattle Star June 11, 2018 7-9pm

Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 7 PM – 9 PM St. Andrews Bar & Grill  7406 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98103 The Seattle Star returns for its soon-to-be-less-irregular celebration of local poetry and music and the Creative Commons. Featured poets include Yonnas Getahun, Art Gomez, Pam Carter, Rayn Roberts, and more. In addition to our traditional open […]

Everything I Own, A Dystopian Dream

My slut-desire for a bankroll of love, movie line wait for true romance Hour glass heart running out of sand, twitter intention to end hunger, My cell phone ringing mass murder, Buddha-delusion to heal the mind Prophetic wisdom on a fool’s errand, tabloid wish to be some superhero Dildo desire to fuck Mr. Trump, glittering […]

PoetsWest presents Claudia Castro Luna, Green Lake Library, Seattle.

Green Lake Public Library 7364 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98115.  13 Oct 2018, 4pm – 5:30pm. Free – Open Mic included. Claudia Castro Luna served as Seattle’s Civic Poet, from 2015-2017. She is the author of Killing Marías (Two Sylvias Press) and This City, (Floating Bridge Press), a Hedgebrook and VONA alumna, a […]