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Tuesday April 17 An Average Day in the City Living Room Jaunt 7P

April 10, 2012
Splabman

Columbia City

An average day in the city: on the bus, a child mothers a crying parent; a homeless woman peers into the window of a toyshop; a statue in the park seems it has something to say. Beauty lies in the midst of such incongruities, and in those incongruities, poems are poised, waiting for us to find them. Tonight at Living Room, we’ll take a short jaunt outside, walk in silence, and, noticing things our eyes often pass over without really seeing, find newly poetic moments. We’ll return to compose poems and share the moments that we have discovered in finding new ways to say the unsayable. Jeanine Walker is your fearless leader.

Writers of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels gather Tuesdays at 7P to read new work, the work of someone else or to just be in the engaging company of other writers. Your donation of $5 helps SPLAB continue our programming. Please bring 8 copies of the work you plan to read. Copies are no longer provided by SPLAB.

Living Room happens @ SPLAB in the Cultural Corner at 3651 S. Edmunds. (Look for the SPLAB sign on the wall and come inside.) We’re 2 blocks from the Columbia City Link Light Rail Station. (Parking is available on the school grounds.)

Columbia City

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