an evening of live poetry, spoken
word, recitations, incantations, & general sublime idiocy
with monthly featured poets, plus open mic & more!
this is markk: he doesn't know when to shut up. he started the deep cleveland poetry hour to raise some hell one friday night a month.
the deep cleveland
17200 royalton rd.
strongsville, ohio 44136
starts at 8:30 p.m.
February 11, 2011
March 11, 2011
April 8, 2011
this monthly event, founded by markk in 2001, is now hosted by the purple-bathrobed mystic of the cuyahoga, the great joshua gage.
this is josh gage.
note purple bathrobe.
featured readers have included george bilgere, geoffrey cook, larry smith, ray mcniece, nuala archer, steve smith, curt harler, loren weiss, martin perlich, jack mcguane, mary turzillo, geoffrey landis, michael salinger, and many of the poets listed below.
deep cleveland poetry hour regulars
(check out photos below courtesy of dianne borsenik)
is a pepper pike resident & poet.
you can buy 'break the slow kill,' his 7-track poetry cd or his
chapbook "deep cleveland lenten blues" for $5.00 each
shipping and handling. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Seven Beers and a Hedgehog Press
2568 SOM Center Rd.
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
parma resident j.e. stanley mixes the earnest with the subtle,
the incredible with the sublime. his work travels with a small
suitcase, opens up & invites you to stay awhile.
cleveland poet & author of the epic poem "i am down
with you crooked river," dan smith,
offers up an array of broken diamond city style street poems.
cleveland poet, but also wild child of the parma streets, dedicated
disciple of d.a. levy,
the keeper of the flame at cleveland state university's rare
book collection & more.
poet, writer and philosopher, his work rolls up the cleveland streets like a cheese blintz & devours it whole.
poet laureate of the known universe, the king of poetic hand-outs, the known ghost of every poetry reading in cleveland.
lakewood resident, master of social commentary & revolutionary poetics, scourge of corporate arrogance, champion of the defenseless & tongue-tied, terry provost reading live is like a hurricane dressed in black leather & thick boots destroying yr living room with humor & sarcasm (& apologies to yr landlord.)
and many many more
borders is located
just west of I-71
on royalton road (route 82),
across from SouthPark Mall
for more details
dan smith and dianne borsenik
Vertigo X'ian Xavier