Song Cousins

Song Cousins

My regular open mic (sorry Peter, but “mic” is short for microphone and “Mike” is short for Michael) EasySpeak Seattle has been on hiatus since February AND WE BOOKED SO MANY COOL FEATURED POETS and they’ve all been cancelled. Ugh. (Well,...

Three Memorials for Judith Roche

On December 24, 2019, the Seattle Times published its obituary for Judith Roche. An excerpt: “My basic thing is that poetry is approaching the holy and it’s a translation of the sacred and it says the unsayable,” said Roche in a 2015 interview. “It’s an impossible...

Angeline Roof Summer Solstice

Greg Bem organized one of his very lively events this past Monday night, June 20, 2016, as an open reading and Summer Solstice celebration. That the occasion also featured a Full Moon, the Strawberry Moon, and the first full moon on the Summer Solstice since 1967....

Covington Library 6P Apr 23

On Wednesday, April 23rd at 7PM, at the Covington Library, 27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042, I’ll be bringing three Seattle poets for a Poetry Coffeehouse. Judith Roche, Peter Munro and Amber Nelson will be joining me and open mic readers. It would be...