“BAFS Summer Poetry Camp Intro Weekend Recap and What’s Next!” by Cicada Musselman

The first weekend of Beyond Academia Free Skool Summer Poetry Camp has passed and it was a mixed bag of emotions... June 30th A riotous inspiring good time reading Richard Brautigan’s June 30th, June 30th on Pearl Street with Rob Geisen. July 1st Outside at Boulder Writers Warehouse along the North Boulder Farmers Ditch, the …

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“I Wouldn’t Be Here If It Weren’t for Jack Collom” by Jonathan Montgomery

Jack Collom passed away on July 2nd, 2017 at the age of 85.  Here's a link to the Daily Camera's write up on him  I wrote the following acrostic for Ellie Swensson's Turnout Zine this spring while taking Jack Collom's final Eco Poetics class.     I Wouldn’t Be Here If It Weren’t for Jack Collom   I don’t …

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“You Will Never Be the Same, aka This Saturday is Record Store Day” by Rob Geisen

Episode 10: A New Hope 2, Electric Boogaloo  The year was hell, I don’t know. 2007 maybe. George Bush was sucking on hard candy in the White House and people were listening to a lot of Kid Rock for some reason. I was still a good 18 months away from my second divorce and Hannah …

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“Reed Bye, The Buddha of Boulder Poetry” by Jonathan Montgomery

One day my girlfriend and I were walking around Pearl Street and decided to stop in one of those Tibetan gift stores, the ones with all the incensey smells and colorful tapestries and holy, golden figurines. We were casually looking for something that might empower us in the more non-Tibetan gift store realities of our …

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