Poem: “Kristins” by Kristin Garth

TODAY we have a short but powerful poem by a fairly new poet who knocks it, with spoken word, out of the park. “Kristins” by Kristin Garth. Guaranteed we haven’t heard the last of her. (We plan to have Kristin back soon at the New Pop Lit Open Mic microphone.) Listen in: (Painting: “Nightmare” by […]

Poem: “Like Denver or Wherever”

“Pioneers came west–” TODAY we have spoken word from Brian Eckert, one of the best new writers on the scene. Brian normally writes fiction– we have a terrific story of his upcoming– but he also writes striking poetry. In this case, a poem with words which provoke visual images– of Denver, and “western sky.” “Drive […]

Video: Philly Poet Frank D. Walsh Live!

TODAY we have rare video of Philadelphia underground poetry legend Frank D. Walsh in a “Poets Beat Mines” performance (mines, not mimes) from approximately 12/17/2009. The venue is likely The Irish Times saloon at 2nd and Bainbridge in Philadelphia. Frank is accompanied by Miss Blake on mandolin, who reads some verse herself. This was in […]