Cat Ryan submits-
Thursday, April 24, 2014 is National Poem in Your Pocket Day. Gloucester’s Poet Laureate Rufus Collinson will have a poem for sure. How about you? It’s easy to join in the excitement. On April 24th Copy, Carry, Share and Care
1)Write your own poem or jot down one of your favorites
2)Remember to carry a poem in your pocket
3)share the fun of poetry and national poetry month with your friends, family, coworkers, classmates, wherever you go
4)ask them to share their poem with you
Visit the American Academy of Poets site www.poets.org for more info or New York City’s (started there 12 years back)
Gloucester Committee for the Arts
Vincent Ferrini and Charles Olson designated Honorary poet laureates of the City of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Councilor Paul McGeary presents proclamation to Henry Ferrini and Charlie Olson.
Thanks to Henry Ferrini for providing this video
Final Installment Of The John Ronan Interview
Don’t forget John will be reading from his new book Marrowbone Lane Thursday April 2 at Sawyer Free Library at 7PM. It’s free and John will be signing his books.
Yesterday I got a call from Sharon asking me if I thought it would be okay to ask Gloucester’s Poet Laureate John Ronan to recite the poem he wrote in tribute of Matteo Russo and John Orlando at the Gloucester Guerilla Art event today at Cape Ann Community Cinema.
I told her sure if she could get ahold of him and he wanted to do it. Sharon tells me that in fact he will come and is honored to be a part of it.
We will be showing up early around 12:30 if anyone wants to swing by and hang out before the show (my favorite part).