POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, October 2nd – 7-9 pm
JB Frame and Dee Allen
followed by an open mic
Jerry Ferraz, m.c.
Two poets who matter.
It’s a bloody, inhuman mess out there, and it bears thinking about. And speaking.
JB Frame and Dee Allen read their work.
An open mic follows.
Jerry Ferraz hosts.
In re: Jim Frame — Conceived by the Greatest Generation as an antidote to axis victory in WWII. Raised in Sonoma. Vietnam veteran (Medic). 3 years of college. Many jobs, including boho barista when it was cool. Ambulance driver. Muni veteran.
As for Dee Allen: African-Italian performance poet currently based in Oakland, California. Active on the creative writing & Spoken Word tips since the early 1990s. Author of 3 books [Boneyard, Unwritten Law and his newest, Stormwater] and 13 anthology appearances under his figurative belt so far [Poets 11: 2014, Feather Floating On The Water, the first 4 Revolutionary Poets Brigade books, Rise and the newest, Your Golden Sun Still Shines]. Dee is the real deal. He has always put his heart, and his body, where his mind is.
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