Reading of environmental poetry to be hosted by San Francisco Public Library on February 5
San Francisco Poet Laureate Devorah Major will be among the seven writers reading environmental poetry at the San Francisco Public Library at 1:00 p.m. on February 5. Free tickets to the 90-minute event can be obtained via Eventbrite.
5 Things You Can Learn From Charles Bukowski
You don’t have to fit in, you can be a true alternative. Charles Bukowski was a poet and novelist who lived from 1920–1994. Very little is known about his early life, but he published his first book of poetry, “The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills” when he was 49 years old. The book catapulted him to fame and made him the toast of underground culture in America.
Darius V. Daughtry Shares The Vision of How The Arts Can Unlock Our Potential on OVM Radio
Darius V. Daughtry is a Poet, Social Critic, and Educator working to bring art to all communities. He was a guest recently on OVM Radio sharing the vision of how the arts can unlock our potential with Host Elaine Enriquez.
5 Takeaways From Poet Darius V. Daughtry's Powerful Ted X Talk
Earlier this year Darius V. Daughtry, an educator, playwright, and poet who uses the power of the written and spoken word to inspire young lives and build stronger communities gave a TEDx Talk that was pure poetry. It illustrated the power of the spoken and written word to guide people through life’s difficulties — and advocated for equitable access to arts programming and education. Daughtry is also the Founder and Executive Artistic Director of the Art Prevails Project, a performing and literary arts organization whose mission is to cultivate community by creating equitable access to arts programming and education. His talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx.
Trying out a New Drink at The Drowsy Poet Coffee Shop in Pensacola Florida!
The Drowsy Poet, Conveniently located, 1023 N Navy Blvd Pensacola, FL 3250 is hopping with business! What a Cute and quiet place to come relax, and hangout. Enjoy refreshing beverages prepared fresh right before you. At times I wonder, should we support local coffee shops even though it can be Subpar, Unprofessional or unpleasant at times. Today, the coffee was good, full bodied and not overly sweet. I had several simple questions such as, what type of roast they used in my coffee and weather the coffee was fresh roasted that they couldn’t answer. The atmosphere was pleasant and the establishment was clean.