Tag Archives: Open Mic

The Sunflower Sessions Open Mic

On the last Wednesday of each month for the past fifteen years(!) The Sunflower Sessions has been offering an open mic to the poets of Dublin. I showed up at the Lord Edward Pub, a cute rickety old pub in … Continue reading

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So long since I last heard our songs

Happy May the Fourth! I’ll be reading this at the Carrboro (NC) Poet’s Open Mic Night tonight via Zoom which starts at 7pm EDT (2300UTC) and usually lasts about an hour. Connect up and share your poetry too! So long … Continue reading

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The Pudding on the Cake

Last night I hosted my annual Holiday Chocolate Open Mic at Matthew’s Chocolates in festive downtown Hillsborough. It was an intimate crowd of poets and an appreciative audience sharing wine and chocolate on a chilling evening. So, in that spirit, … Continue reading

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Poetry Unplugged Open Mic

Now I can claim to have an international audience since I’ve read poetry in England. I participated in Poetry Unplugged, the Poetry Society’s weekly open mic at their Poetry Cafe. Our host, Mr. Niall O’Sullivan did a great job of … Continue reading

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The Wine of Love

Come celebrate the last Thursday of National Poetry Month with me and other Living Poets at the Hillsborough Wine Company, 118 South Churton Street, beautiful downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina. We’ll enjoy wine tastings starting at 6:30pm and see who can … Continue reading

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Chocolate Memories

A new poem which I read at the most recent chocolate open mic. Chocolate Memories Gold foil just a glint catches my eye I remember milk chocolate formed into coins a delicate snap as I bite Hot chocolate returns me … Continue reading

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Johnny’s Gone Fishing Report

We had a delightful open mic at Johnny‚Äôs Gone Fishing in Carrboro last night. I got there early as I always do and scanned the menu for glasses of wine. Even though they sold bottles of wine and we were … Continue reading

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Open Mic in Carrboro Tomorrow

Just a reminder that I’m the featured reader at the Living Poetry open mic in Carrboro at Johnny’s Gone Fishing tomorrow at 7pm. If that’s not enough to get you out, there will also be a wine tasting to go … Continue reading

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Fly Leaf Books

Around 40 people attended the August Flyleaf Books Second Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic this evening. The featured readers were Terri Kirby Erickson, whom I interviewed for a Living Poetry podcast a couple of years ago, and a fellow … Continue reading

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Monday Night Poetry

It had been too long since reading at an open mic so I thought I’d try the one held at the Central Greensboro Public Library on third Mondays. I’d never driven out to Greensboro for poetry before but when I … Continue reading

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