Today you can follow me read poems made right here in Oregon over at Poets.org. I’ll keep a running list of poets, poems, and places within Portland where I read as I go along.
6am. My bed. NE Portland. “Your First Bed” by Emily Kendal Frey from The Grief Performance (Cleveland State University Press 2011)
7am. My porch. NE Portland. A poem by Donald Dunbar from Eyelid Lick (forthcoming Fence Books 2012)
8am. My kitchen. NE Portland. from “Various States of Undress” by Jesse Lichtenstein from Diode. Also, buy your own Manual Cinema tshirt.
9am. Lone Fir Cemetery atop Earl Fleming’s 1905 gravestone. Ankeny/26th. SE Portland. “Happy Ideas” by Mary Szybist. Read her book Granted (Alice James 2003). Maybe buy it at Powells. 
10am. Crema. Stark/28th. SE Portland. “The Job” by Lisa Ciccarello from Handsome Vol. 4 No. 1. published by Black Ocean.
11am. ADX. 11th/Stark. SE Portland. from “Big” by Drew Swenhaugen. Check out what he co-does: Poor Claudia. And check out what we co-do together along w/Joseph Mains: Bad Blood Reading Series.

12pm. Reading Frenzy. 10th/Oak. SW Portland. from “Snaps” by Sam Lohmann in his book “Onlooking” (Airfoil 2009). He publishes Peaches and Bats. And Kate Bingaman-Burt does Obsessive Consumption. And I do Octopus Books.

1pm. Jackpot Records. Burnside/9th. SW Portland. from “The Black Album” by Matthew Dickman from All American Poem (American Poetry Review 2008). Also, check out those albums I bought from Portland bands: Crock, The Wipers, Red Fang.

2pm. Powells Books. “Nursing” by Carl Adamshick from Curses and Wishes (Walt Whitman Award Winner 2011). Also, buy Kevin Sampell’s memoir, A Common Pornography, and some books from his small press, Future Tense Books. 

3pm. Courier Coffee. 10th/Oak. SW Portland. “Koan Two” by Sara Guest from Inknode. She has a bunch of good poems on there. And I told you she used to work at Write Around Portland, which is worth a looksee.

4pm. Tender Loving Empire. 10th/Ankeny. SW Portland. from “Rouge State” by Rodney Koeneke (Pavement Saw 2002). And remember when I said you should listen to the new Typhoon EP, A New Kind of House? 

5pm. Portland State University. SW Portland. “The Least Part Best” by Michele Glazer from On Tact, & the Made Up World (University of Iowa Press 2010). Here is a link to the Poetry MFA at PSU. My bike is a 1970’s Schwinn Continental 
6pm. East Esplanade. “Her Twin Was After Me” by Ally Harris from Propellor Magazine

7pm. Food Carts. 12th/Hawthorne. SE Portland. “I Am a Natural Wonder” by Marshall Walker Lee from I Am a Natural Wonder. MWL co-does Poor Claudia. Eat at Cartopia carts.

8pm. Roadside Attraction. 11th/Belmont. SE Portland. “Flowers” by John Beer from The Waste Land (Canarium Books 2010).

9pm. Roadside Attraction. 11th/Belmont. SE Portland. 3 poems by Sarah Bartlett from Spork Press. I was drinking a Deshutes Red Chair. It was good.




10pm. Ned Ludd. “At Night: Womb” by Joseph Mains from Poum Poum Tra La La (Poor Claudia 2010). On the left is Casey Dienel of White Hinterland which is on Dead Oceans.

11pm. My porch. “La Patrie” by James Gendron from Mud Luscious #19. His chapbook, Money Poems, is available from Poor Claudia. 

12am. My bed. NE Portland. “The Reckoner” by Zachary Schomburg from Fjords vol. 1 (Black Ocean 2012).

Today you can follow me read poems made right here in Oregon over at Poets.org. I’ll keep a running list of poets, poems, and places within Portland where I read as I go along.

6am. My bed. NE Portland. “Your First Bed” by Emily Kendal Frey from The Grief Performance (Cleveland State University Press 2011)

7am. My porch. NE Portland. A poem by Donald Dunbar from Eyelid Lick (forthcoming Fence Books 2012)

8am. My kitchen. NE Portland. from “Various States of Undress” by Jesse Lichtenstein from Diode. Also, buy your own Manual Cinema tshirt.

9am. Lone Fir Cemetery atop Earl Fleming’s 1905 gravestone. Ankeny/26th. SE Portland. “Happy Ideas” by Mary Szybist. Read her book Granted (Alice James 2003). Maybe buy it at Powells.

10am. Crema. Stark/28th. SE Portland. “The Job” by Lisa Ciccarello from Handsome Vol. 4 No. 1. published by Black Ocean.

11am. ADX. 11th/Stark. SE Portland. from “Big” by Drew Swenhaugen. Check out what he co-does: Poor Claudia. And check out what we co-do together along w/Joseph Mains: Bad Blood Reading Series.

12pm. Reading Frenzy. 10th/Oak. SW Portland. from “Snaps” by Sam Lohmann in his book “Onlooking” (Airfoil 2009). He publishes Peaches and Bats. And Kate Bingaman-Burt does Obsessive Consumption. And I do Octopus Books.

1pm. Jackpot Records. Burnside/9th. SW Portland. from “The Black Album” by Matthew Dickman from All American Poem (American Poetry Review 2008). Also, check out those albums I bought from Portland bands: Crock, The Wipers, Red Fang.

2pm. Powells Books. “Nursing” by Carl Adamshick from Curses and Wishes (Walt Whitman Award Winner 2011). Also, buy Kevin Sampell’s memoir, A Common Pornography, and some books from his small press, Future Tense Books

3pm. Courier Coffee. 10th/Oak. SW Portland. “Koan Two” by Sara Guest from Inknode. She has a bunch of good poems on there. And I told you she used to work at Write Around Portland, which is worth a looksee.

4pm. Tender Loving Empire. 10th/Ankeny. SW Portland. from “Rouge State” by Rodney Koeneke (Pavement Saw 2002). And remember when I said you should listen to the new Typhoon EP, A New Kind of House?

5pm. Portland State University. SW Portland. “The Least Part Best” by Michele Glazer from On Tact, & the Made Up World (University of Iowa Press 2010). Here is a link to the Poetry MFA at PSU. My bike is a 1970’s Schwinn Continental

6pm. East Esplanade. “Her Twin Was After Me” by Ally Harris from Propellor Magazine

7pm. Food Carts. 12th/Hawthorne. SE Portland. “I Am a Natural Wonder” by Marshall Walker Lee from I Am a Natural Wonder. MWL co-does Poor Claudia. Eat at Cartopia carts.

8pm. Roadside Attraction. 11th/Belmont. SE Portland. “Flowers” by John Beer from The Waste Land (Canarium Books 2010).

9pm. Roadside Attraction. 11th/Belmont. SE Portland. 3 poems by Sarah Bartlett from Spork Press. I was drinking a Deshutes Red Chair. It was good.

10pm. Ned Ludd. “At Night: Womb” by Joseph Mains from Poum Poum Tra La La (Poor Claudia 2010). On the left is Casey Dienel of White Hinterland which is on Dead Oceans.

11pm. My porch. “La Patrie” by James Gendron from Mud Luscious #19. His chapbook, Money Poems, is available from Poor Claudia.

12am. My bed. NE Portland. “The Reckoner” by Zachary Schomburg from Fjords vol. 1 (Black Ocean 2012).

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