“If a Poetry Reading Series Goes for 30 Years It’s Really a Church” by Jonathan Montgomery

“When I was a little kid I served six o’clock mass as an altar boy,” Tom Peters tells me as we stand between the vintage records and paperbacks of the Beat Book Shop, his store on the Pearl Street Mall. “I set everything up, and I light the candles, and I change into my outfit… …

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“A Politician for The Poets?!” by Jonathan Montgomery

https://twitter.com/ericmbudd/status/879893475138973696 As soon as he walks into the Laughing Goat a chorus of baristas shouts out, “Eric Budd!” He smiles and waves to them, and after he steps away, they continue talking about him. “Who was that?” a customer asks. “Oh my god, that was Eric Budd," a barista says, "He’s running for City Council!” …

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The Beyond Academia Free Skool Summer Poetry Camp Preview

Welcome to Boulder Poetry Tribe’s Preview of the Beyond Academia Free Skool’s second annual Summer Poetry Camp. You can check out all the info at loveshovelranch.com, but the BPT is here for you to try and sort thru and make sense of their loaded schedule of events and workshops. WHEN: Sunday, July 12th thru Monday, …

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Marcus Palmer is My Favorite Serial Killer by Get in the car, Helen

Marcus Palmer is my favorite Serial Killer. He doesn’t kill people, because that would be illegal (pause). He kills Bullshit (which is probably more days than less days the same goddamn thing). And his machete is made out of words. Marcus is a Serial Killer of Bullshit; but he’s not one of those dudes who …

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IN BOULDER, COLORADO YOU CAN GO TO A POETRY READING SEVEN NIGHTS A WEEK!

“Hey GITCH,” I said to Get in The Car, Helen, “Do you realize this week there are poetry readings you can go to every single night?” “What?!,” GITCH said. “It’s true. I think I’m going to go to every one of them and read something.  I think I’m gonna try to complete The Cycle.” “That’s …

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