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May 2, 2024

River Poets at 30 years

Theme: The Power of Poetry

Words matter, subjects matter, meter matters, sense of time and place matter.  Poetry comes in many forms.

Please bring a poem that influenced you or has stayed with you, to share.

Riiver Poets will be 30 years strong and there will be cake.

MC: TBD

Start: May 2, 2024 7:30 pm
End: May 2, 2024 7:30 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 17815, United States

March 7, 2024

Lester Hirsh

7:30 to 9 PM

Troubadour, poet, traveler, wordsmith, musician –A singular talent to carry the night away with poetry and songEllen Hersh calls his poetry, ‘universal with the voice of an ancient troubadour and the language of our times.’ http://www.bignoisenow.com/hirsh.htmlHis poems have been published in The Ashville Poetry Review, Signal, Tabula Rasa, and other periodicals. His poem, ‘Casualties,’ along with art by Fleur Byers, was on exhibit at the Pen & Brush Gallery, New York City, in 1992. His book, ‘Mosaic II, Poems of an Ancient Order,’ was published by the Writers Publishing Cooperative, Warner, New Hampshire.  Richard Isen (Musicians on the Internet) says of Lester’s musical style, ‘like Johnny Cash meets Allen Ginsberg with Woody Guthrie looking on.

MC: Steven Concert

Start: March 7, 2024 7:30 pm
End: March 7, 2024 7:30 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, United States

January 4, 2024

1/4/2024 White elephant sale & Winter Party

7:30 pm to 9 pm Chase the winter blues away with a partywith special MCs up from Maryland: Susan and Richard Brook.
Bring a party poem – you decide what that means. Bring slightly used or even unused items to sell at the reading, proceeds to benefit River Poets.

                                                                                                                                                                          MCs: Susan & Richard Brook

Start: January 4, 2024 7:30 pm
End: January 4, 2024 7:30 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library, community room, 2nd floor
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg , PA, 17815, United States