Open-Mic Readers, November 2011

The following poets presented poems at the open mic on November 17:

Kelly Cressio-Moeller “Panels from a Blue Summer”
Jacklyn M. Marderosian “Therapy Store”
Manfred Luedge “Sprinting for the Finish Line”
Dale Carrasco “Everyday, Halfway to Nowhere”
Dennis Richardson “The Unknown of It”
Jeffrey Leonard “Rebus” by Jane Hirshfield
Jessica Latham “The Morning Bathtowel”
Jerry Dyer “A Personal History of Globalization”
Ted Gehrke “A King Among Women”
Sandip Bhattacharya “My Grandmother’s House” by Kamala Das
Bonnie George “Understanding”
Kirsten Olson “A Poem for my Muse (My First Poem Ever)”
Valeri Kochelman “Panic,” “Sympathy Letters,” “No Future”
Harry Lafnear “Ooo” (reprised by request)
Vuong Vu “Cows at Night” by Hayden Carruth, and his own “The Cow”
Amy Myer “Prescription for Forgiveness”
Nick Butterfield “No Bad Poems”
Katie Carter “Lesson Learned”
Judith Schallberger (Three Haiku)
Christine Richardson “History” and “Whoever Said”

Poets, please let us know if our list needs corrections or additions. Names and titles are easy to miss in the excitement of the evening.

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