Eratosphere Forums - Metrical Poetry, Free Verse, Fiction, Art, Critique, Discussions Able Muse - a review of poetry, prose and art

Forum Left Top

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-09-2001, 09:24 PM
Robert J. Clawson Robert J. Clawson is offline
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 3,404

I'm not sure if this is the proper link to list somewhat impressive activities that are not "publications" or "awards," although I've seen some "readings" recorded here. Anyway, I'll try out this set of "accomplishments" and, Carol, if you find it inappropriate, I can take it elsewhere.

I was part of three wonderful events in April and May.

On April 11, I was "master of ceremonies" and a "warm-up" reader for Robert Creeley on Robert Creeley Day in Acton, Massachusetts, where Creeley grew up.

On May 17, I delivered a 10-minute speech on Anne Sexton & Her Kind (her musical/poetry group) at Cooper Union in NYC for the Poetry Society of America's "Beyond Tribute: Anne Sexton Revisited." My team-mates were J.D. McClatchy, Marie Howe, David Trinidad, Eileen Miles, Betsy Andrews, and Chris Stroffolino. Alice Quinn kicked it off. McClatchy moderated.

On May 19th, clearly the most original of the events, I read for two and one-half hours as a performer of Gary Duehr's poetry in a remarkable event by Invisible Cities Group called "Impossible Library." It took place in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, wherein Eugene O'Neill, e.e. cummings, and Anne Sexton are buried. Poetry, sculpture, music, dance, and other peculiars moved a strolling audience of more than 500 people.

NEVER visit Boston without checking to see if Invisible Cities Group has something happening. It's peculiar and indelible art. This was my first time with them, and I'll kick in 'til I kick off.

Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2001, 04:19 AM
peter richards's Avatar
peter richards peter richards is offline
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Oslo, Norway
Posts: 1,344

Well promoted, sir. Good to hear it. Congrats and remain shameless.

Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2001, 02:04 PM
Richard Wakefield Richard Wakefield is offline
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Federal Way, Washington, USA
Posts: 1,662

A list of accomplishments at least as impressive as any publication -- and great contributions to the communal task of carrying poetry forward. I wish I could have been there.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Forum Right Top
Forum Left Bottom Forum Right Bottom
Right Left
Member Login
Forgot password?
Forum LeftForum Right

Forum Statistics:
Forum Members: 7,563
Total Threads: 16,719
Total Posts: 216,371
There are 84 users
currently browsing forums.
Forum LeftForum Right

Forum Sponsor:
Donate & Support Able Muse / Eratosphere
Forum LeftForum Right
Right Right
Right Bottom Left Right Bottom Right

Hosted by ApplauZ Online