April is National Poetry Month and we're throwing a party for better or verse with our friends at Timber Lane Coffee , 934 Wisconsin Ave., Boscobel. On Thursday April 9th from 6 -8:30 pm we'll be hosting Speak the Word!, an evening of open mic poetry and creative reading out loud. All readers, writers, poets, songwriters, lyric talkers and listeners welcome. Bring your own work, a friend's work, a favorite poem or borrow one of ours to share. Poetry books available on site. Fun, drama & inspiration for all. Stage fright removers available. Catch yourself thinking- aloud!
Clementine von Radics, performing at the February 2015 Soap Boxing Poetry Slam in St. Paul, Minnesota
Grand Slam Poetry Champion Harry Baker at TEDxExeter (explains the history of Poetry Slam beginning @ 4:30)
During the day, before the event from 1-5 pm stop by the library to pick up a "Poem for Your Pocket" or create your very own masterpiece at our "Blackout Poetry" station ( Learn more at http://www.makeblackoutpoetry.