Brian Eckert returns to the New Pop Lit microphone with a reading about Empire. “Unholy Roman Empire.” But which Empire? In the past, present, or future? Or is Brian speaking about US? **** (Art: “The Consummation: The Course of Empire” by Thomas Cole.)
IN LOOKING for a poem to celebrate the 4th, New Pop Lit‘s chief editor realized he’d recorded one himself. FYI: It’s a trifle sarcastic. To keep him away from the microphone, send us your own recorded verse! Rants, agonies, recitations, comedies, or other “spoken word.” To: newpoplitATgmailDOTcom. (NOTE: The opening to this poem is supposed to […]
NO, this poem from hyper-talented poet Kristin Garth about someone drowning is NOT about Chappaquiddick. At least, we don’t think it is. We assume it’s not. It may-or-may-not be. It’s a terrific poem nevertheless.
SOMEHOW an escaped crazy person has made it to the New Pop Lit “Open Mic” microphone. Help! Actually, it’s only mysterious writer D.C. Miller (who has placed some terrific fiction with us). Listen while you can– before authorities close the show!
Dan Nielsen returns!– this time with the beautiful voice of Georgia Bellas. Georgia reads Dan’s FIVES to improvised electronic music recorded in their Sunporch Studio. They’re partners in a project called Sugar Whiskey. Worth a look.
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 […]
TONIGHT Detroit-area poet Erin Knowles Chapman steps to the microphone with a stellar performance of her own poem, “Gutter Ball.” Is it just about bowling? Take a listen. (Public domain spin art by “Kungfuman.”)