June 15, 2008
This one is for the tourin’ poets:
I know how hard it is to cover that space between Minneapolis and Seattle.
Add Spokane, WA to your list and let’em help bridge the gap.
Wonderful community and scene.
Besides, Ceb’dan is there (who I accidentally plagiarized once).
He’s a gentle man. And pure. And a real live poet.
Here’s a photo I found of three of The Spokane Word fellas
(They’re great artists. I saw it myself):
“I’ve spent my whole life trying to build myself into something that could take my own breath away.” -Zack Graham
I’d written it down on a napkin and – months later – used it in a poem thinking it was mine…
Here’s the line I stole from Ceb’Dan by accident:
“Running from your feelings is not a healthy form of exercise.”
Michelle and AJ will help make sure you’re taken care of at The Empyrean.
Thank you Chrisy Riddle for who you are and what you do.
Rainless in Seattle, Sunshine