National Poetry Month @ Chappaqua Station

National Poetry Month @ Chappaqua Station – Epilogue

National Poetry Month at Chappaqua Station was a great success! Despite the rain we had a good turnout! Our features were amazing, our Open Mic was fabulous. Our host and his staff were superb in setting up and arranging the layout of the venue!

A Hearty, Hearty Thank You and Appreciation to:

Our Host: Peter and Erin Chase & their staff members: Daisy and Brian

The Open Mic Participants and Audience Members

Last but definitely not least Our Features:

Bill Buschel, Vincent Bell, Laurel S. Peterson, Van Hartmann & Jane Ormerod

Please enjoy a few pics taken during event

My Organization

My Organization

Let me introduce the staff of my organization: Jerry T Johnson, Poetry

Founder – Jerry T Johnson

Treasurer – Jerry T Johnson

Marketing Head – Jerry T Johnson

Program Director – Jerry T Johnson

Production Mgr. – Jerry T Johnson

Receptionist – Jerry T Johnson

Admin Assistant – Jerry T Johnson

Table/Chairs Setup – Jerry T Johnson

Doorman – Jerry T Johnson

Usher – Jerry T Johnson

Host – Jerry T Johnson

Table/Chairs Breakdown – Jerry T Johnson

Janitor – Jerry T Johnson

And you know what, I enjoy it all! But as I grow, i plan to fill these positions with others at a later time.

Much Appreciation

Very Much Appreciation

I’m starting a short series of posts wherein I Thank all the curators of Poetry Features, Open Mic’s and more. I will do these in the order of who I met first.

First – InspiredWordNYC

I extend Gratitude and Very Much Appreciation to The Inspired Word NYC movement in New York City!

InspiredWordNYC supports many artists from many backgrounds and many genres with both features and open mic venues in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. Many thanks to Mike Geffner and Marvin Medlinger for all the work they do and for the wonderful headshots —like the one attached to this post— they provide to open mic’ers and features free of charge. Michael and Marvin I salute you and keep on doing what you are doing!

To all my website, Twitter and Facebook followers: when you visit New York City make sure you check out InspiredWordNYC. Click the link below for more info:

The Cold War Games

“The Cold War Games” by Jerry T Johnson first appeared in Here Comes Everyone (HCE – Silhouette Press) 2017 Online Edition “Toys and Games”.

Jerry T Johnson shares this piece during his January 2019 feature at the NeuroNautic Instititute Presents event in the East Village NYC

this clip is 1 minute & 40 seconds long

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