Poetry Events Schedule

May 5

Mangion Poetry Celebration

Featuring 15th U.S Poet Laureate, Charles Simic, as guest artist
3 PM - 4:30 PM  Public interview of the guest artist
7 PM - 9 PM   Reading/Reception/Book Signing

Author of more than sixty books of poetry, prose, and translation, former editor of the Paris Review, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The World Doesn’t End, and recipient of numerous honors and awards, including The Wallace Stevens Award (2007) and the Frost Medal for Lifetime Achievement (2007), Charles Simic will be featured in two events:

3pm – Public Interview, hosted by Kimberly Cloutier Green (doors open at 3pm)

7pm – Reading, Reception & Book-Signing (doors open at 6:30pm)

Jazz by Kent Allyn and David Graf

The $20.00 suggested donation admits to both events, which will be held at the First Congregational Church, 23 Pepperrell Road, Kittery Point.


An Invitation

Everything in the world begins with yes.  ~Clarice Lispecter

Let’s meet in the field of disruption –
out there, beyond our garden wall
where voices pull us wordlessly
promising unclaimed magic
we should run to greet
fast as we can
until our features blur
to those we leave behind.


Mary-Pat Kingsbury is a member of the KAA First Tuesday poetry group.

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