Jan Smith's Personal Meeting Room - Speaker view
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Thank you Joan
e r lutken
Great, Joan! Thank You!
such lushious language!
Delightful.. I feel enriched with your poems, Andrea and Joan!
looking forward to reading this
"held me a in a wreath of dragonflies"
so powerful and moving, Joan and Andrea. The stories, the stories!
e r lutken
Applause, applause. Kudos to all. I am sorry I must leave.
all of the poet's books can be purchased through the publisher - 3: A Taos Press or your local indie bookstore
The imagery and language is so strong and beautiful. Wonderful poems!
Given this subject matter, I want to recommend Olga Tokarczuk’s newest book, a novel, The Books of Jacob. The culture of gematria, Kabbalah, and the Zohar, in other words, Hasidism, are placed in a context of one sort. A little heavy on description for me, it is a very clever book.
Dale, such lush poems! Thank you.
Yes, Richard Howard!
Thank you, Dale. Wonderful poems.
Dom, amazing grace. Wonderful reading. Stained upholstery. What a notion. I love sequins. Squeaky distractions!
Bob Carr he/him
Thank you, Dom. The Old Shuffle..
“…busy as sleep or work”
Danny O’Day. Etc
LOVE THE VENTRILOQUIST AND THE DUMMY!
Good reading, Dom!
mind scrambling spells!
wonderful! and funny! 12 times !!
a TERRIFIC READING EMILY!
Fractals are our chosen graphs of infinity!! Wow..
so good, this mix of science and word of poetry.
Emily: Your poems are magical as math!! Loving these..
Sharp poems, vivd and thought provoking.
Not positive or negative. Love that. Zero as so much more.
Wonderful Reading! All. Thanks Joan, Emily, Andrea, Dom, Dale. Some new books to order! Thanks Jan and Leslie.
What a great reading by all the poets. Such strong and inspiring work.
Hardest people for me to read in. Front of are family members. I love reading to poets.
The Paris Review Redux has an In Memoriam on Richard Howard today.
I love the variety. Did each writer have their theme ahead of their writing, or was the topic discovered, say, midway?
of course. well said
Reading as a writer is very important to learning craft. I am always appreciative of strong work. It helps me grow.
Thanks for an inspiring performance!
Beautiful readings, everyone. Have a good night.
Thank you Emily. I enjoyed hearing your poems. I have one math poem, and math served the theme of the poem.
Dale, I so relate to translating image to text.
I experience what we often call “the poet’s obsession” as love.
I related translating image to text. That is how I begin a poem.
YES. Me too,
Dom actually hooked me into a cups and balls group on Facebook.
Fascinating answers about your craft, thanks!
r de Wolfe
To Dom, Poet as a Magician, poetry as an illusion?
I put them aside for later animation
Less experienced readers think persona poems are personal. That's a challenge.
Aphorism: How can I know what I know until I see what I say?
Well quoted, thank you Kate ONeill.
thranks! wonderful experience.
Thank you everyone!
Thank you ALL..poets and Andrea and the group. Lovely poetry afternoon..!
Wonderful selection of poems! Thank you all.
Thank you everyone who came this afternoon. I'm grateful for your attention.
Thank you all!
What a sweet evening. Thank you.
Great reading, great books! Thanks so much
Thank you everyone. It was truly wonderful.