Tag Archives: Poetry

The Attic presents “Jazz/Poetry Thing”

The Attic presents “Jazz Poetry Thing” a performance of music and spoken word featuring poets Marc Beaudin and Dave Caserio, with Parker Brown on upright bass and Billy Conway on drums, on Saturday, June 10. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem 2017

A day without birds salvaged in the last hours by the alpenglow of birthday candles on the kids’ faces and the Eroica playing its tricks – after all these years it still catches me off guard with every listen  Then … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #49, 50: M-13, M-84 to Bemo’s Bar

I didn’t plan it this way and I wasn’t aware of it at the time, but it’s perfectly fitting that I completed the first half of the Hundred Highways Tour in my birthplace of Bay City, Michigan. My show would … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #45 – 48: M-25, I-75, I-23, M-14 to Bookbound

When I was in college at a small school in a mid-Michigan cornfield, my best friend was at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. I was the poor kid who wanted to transfer there, but knew I could never … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #38 – 42: US 93, MT 200, MT Secondary 471, NF 9, I-90 to The Well-Read Moose

Since my reading the night before at Fact & Fiction was followed by some serious bar-hopping and it being pointed out to me that at midnight, it officially became my birthday, we ended up get a late start to head … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #36, 37: I-90 & U.S. 12 to Fact and Fiction Books

We planned on taking back roads, maybe 141 to 200 so we could pass through Avon and Ovando, or maybe 1 to 38 to 93 to find road drinks in Porters Corner or Victor. But by the time we got … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem 2016

Birthday Poem, 2016 Let’s begin the day listening to Brahms in a Missoula hotel room then the drive along the spring roiling of the Flathead River with tongues of fog lolling up from mouths of fir trees to taste the … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #26 – 35: I-90, MT 84, U.S. 191, U.S. 20, I-15, MT 41, MT 287, MT 55 & MT 2 to King’s English Bookshop

Once again rolling alongside the Gallatin River and skirting the western edge of Yellowstone, back to Salt Lake. This time it’s for a reading at the King’s English Bookshop. This is one of the great independent bookstores that you can … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #22 – 25: Northern, Western, Hummingbird & Southern Highways to Miss Bertie’s Community Library

A couple days after Christmas, my family and I flew into Belize and jumped into a van that took us, three hours later, to Hopkins Village, on the Caribbean coast. The drive, first on the Northern Highway, then the Western … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #8: MT Highway 3 to the High Plains BookFest

The High Plains BookFest and the High Plains Book Awards presented by the Writer’s Voice and the Billings Public Library are a great reminder of the importance of community in the literary arts. Writers spend so much of their time … Continue reading

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