seems there are gods and lords ruling parts of this world as the wide gap between rich and poor widens more as rifts between classes rupture open loudly we stand gazing with mouths agape astonished at the stark, pompous gait of their brash nakedness
Now: the way I would write it now:
The Nakedness of Arrogance
seems gods, lords rule large parts this world. wide gaps rich and poor widens, rifts classes, ruptures loudly. we gaze, mouths agape at stark pompous gaits and much brash nakedness
great weather for MEDIA Presents: Stephanie Laterza & Karen Neuberg
LIVE AT THE PARKSIDE LOUNGE OCTOBER 10th!!!
great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:
Stephanie Laterza, Poet — Brooklyn, NY
Karen Neuberg, Poet — Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, October 10th 2021 – 4pm-6pm EDT
WE WILL BE LIVE AT THE PARKSIDE LOUNGE
COVID 19 VACCINATED ONLY
YOU MUST PRESENT PROOF OF VACCINATION UPON ENTRY
Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street Lower East Side New York, New York
Admission: $3 Suggested Donation 2 Drink Minimum (Alcoholic or Non-Alcoholic)
Plus open mic. (3 minute time limit) See host for sign-up
Hosted by Jerry T Johnson, Poet
Stephanie Laterza is the author of poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials (Finishing Line Press, 2019), feminist legal thriller, The Boulevard Trial, and La Masa A Casa (The Dough at Home-An Italian-Latina Cookbook). Stephanie’s work has also appeared in L’Ephemere Review, Mightier-Poets for Social Justice, and elsewhere. Instagram: @stef3rd.
Karen Neuberg is the author of the full-length poetry collection, PURSUIT (Kelsay Press) and the chapbook the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre) She holds an MFA from the New School and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review-East. She lives in Brooklyn,
For all who were not able to attend my feature at this past Sunday’s FUMFA Poet’s & Writers Alive, the entire event is on YouTube. The link is below. I was first poet to read. All material I read was from my newly published book: “Poets Should Not Write About Politics”
When I lived in Vienna I could take an overnight train to Venice, just so I could play with Pigeons and have a Bellini at Harry’s Bar – after washing my hands of course, after dinner I’d take another overnight train back home.