A poem about a poem? Today we have from Erin Knowles Chapman a reading of a poem which all poets who scribble and struggle and rip up pages should appreciate. Listen in.
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.”)
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 […]
TODAY we feature one of the best spoken word performers in America, Damian Rucci, recorded LIVE on August 9, 2017 at Barron Arts Center in Woodbridge, New Jersey, performing “Everyone’s A Moderate Except When They’re Not.” Thanks to Damian for letting us post this.
OUR ONGOING Open Mic continues with this scintillating reading of several poems by dynamic spoken word star Dan Nielsen titled “A Rolling Stone.”