Poetry Club Talks…Love Poems, Frost and Pastan

Ron hosts this stimulating discussion seeking the answer of what constitutes a love poem.  The group considers three unlikely, not typical love poems by Robert Frost and Linda Pastan.  What elements tell the reader they are about love or expressing love?  

Poetry Club Talks…Translation with Sean Dwyer

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zfnbk-f786a8 Topic: TranslationHost: RonPoem: W.S. Merwin’s translation of Pablo Neruda’s “Poema 20”Recorded: January 9, 2021 Dwyer vs Merwin / Poem 20 We have a guest this week! Author, poet, musician, Western Washington University Spanish professor, and host of the monthly Village Books Open Mic Sean Dwyer joins the club today. Under the microscope are twoContinue reading “Poetry Club Talks…Translation with Sean Dwyer”

Poem: Unfinished Basement

Unfinished Basement By Shannon Laws Figure out how I fit in your world as I discover the shape of your heart push me into your foreign form as the chalk line between us dulls  Memory foam bed faces north in your cold unfinished basement headboard is bare drywall with taped-over nails primer and mud aContinue reading “Poem: Unfinished Basement”

Event: You Love Me, You Love Me Not

You’re invited… Save the Date! This event is an early 5:00 p.m. set designed for you and your sweetie to enjoy a special day together, a passionate spark to get things started.  Also, a great time for anyone who is a fan of love and wants to support the Alt Library and local artist.  (IContinue reading “Event: You Love Me, You Love Me Not”

Poem: Misfits

  Misfits evening sun sets on my chest light moves over slow breaths empty pubs play lonely string songs in three keys do you know my hymn can I sing your tune separated by table and fret, an empty bent glass I play a wink you play the moon in the middle we never meet Our shipsContinue reading “Poem: Misfits”

Christmas Card 2014

Merry Christmas from the S.P. Laws staff! -Shannon, Brad, Vin, Robert, and Byung-hun Click HERE to view our holiday card in Super-High-Speed Definition™ So, how was your 2014?  What a mixed bad of nuts, right.   Robots went to Mars, the Rosetta spacecraft‘s Philae probe successfully lands on Comet 67P, the Ferguson, Mo. ruling (WTH?),Continue reading “Christmas Card 2014”