On Sunday, April 25 I read at American Street Showcase, an event put together by Charle Getter of the Corner Poets of 16th and Mission and Alan Kaufman, editor of The Outlaw Bible of Amerian Poetry (an essential volume, by the way).
I had the pleasure of reading with Alan, Charlie, MK Chavez, and a large selection of the Corner Poets. Secret Secreteries played music. It was a fine afternoon, conveniently taking place at Cafe Royale, just a few blocks from my home.
With thanks to Even Karp, here's the video of my portion of the reading.
Have a look at the other videos from the reading as well. A lot of good stuff.
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