and Writing Poetry...
In Gaslight Alley
Boys and girls from the Community Learning Center, 1611 N. Ft. Harrison Ave., took pen in hand and wrote original poetry for the first downtown Clearwater Poetry Walk to be held on April 19th. "The hotel is a toy box," wrote Dakota Frank, age 8, and "the rainbow turns into a river up in the sky." Elizabeth Ann Gubola, age 6, provided a poem about riding a lion. "I hold onto the lion’s hair. My hair blows in the wind" Andi Menal, age 11, wrote about a girl who wore glasses that made the world look like a waterfall, but when she took them off...
Artists in Action International and the Main Street Program are partnering to celebrate National Poetry Month with a day of poetry at various venues along Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater. Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Venues will include Jim Warren Studio, Tony's Pizzeria & Ristorante, Gas Light Alley and Mission Beautification Gallery. Mz. Goose will conduct the youth and teenage readings at Gas Light Alley, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Other events will include the release of the Little Book of Cleveland Street Poetry, a pocketbook size chapbook of poetry related to downtown Clearwater, Clearwater Beach, and life on the Florida Gulf Coast.
Little Book of Cleveland Street Poetry – Call for submissions
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, Artists in Action International and the Clearwater Main Street Program will co-sponsor the Cleveland Street Poetry Walk on Saturday, April 19, 2008.
Artists in Action International is sponsoring The Little Book of Cleveland Street Poetry, a chapbook publication for the Cleveland Street Poetry Walk.
The Little Book of Cleveland Street Poetry release reading will be scheduled as a featured event during the Cleveland Street Poetry Walk. Copies will be available for sale.