The Sentimentalist reflects on AUTUMN (ya burned, Seth), and little mysteries, and fatherhood via Chris Dombrowski’s book, out in October.
The Sentimentalist reports new books by Beloveds, and recalls his British half.
The Sentimentalist saving shelters, and chatting up ekphrastic matters.
The Sentimentalist slurps his coffee, because no one’s going to tell HIM what to do…
The Sentimentalist recounts his week in poetry, with poets, and gives thanks to and for his friends.
The Sentimentalist on the Red Dock reading and kids heading back to school, and sleeping dogs and blackberries!
This morning, the Sentimentalist considers The Improbable, and what to do about it.
WHEN: AUGUST 31
TIME: 6pm to 7pm
Red Dock Cafe: 219 N. Union Street, Douglas, MI
Dress: So very casual. Dress for the weather and for the sun and waves and fresh breezes.
This Year’s Poets: KATHLEEN MARKLAND & JACK RIDL
Live MUSIC FROM 5-6
THE KITCHEN WILL BE OPEN FROM NOON UNTIL 5:30
BAR WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGHOUT (Makes it easier to listen)
KATHLEEN’S AND JACK’S BOOKS WILL BE ON SALE
ALSO ON SALE—RAW CITIES AND BUSY GRIEFS, Edited by GF Korreck
This anthology of works in response to the invasion of Ukraine is published by
Schuler Books who are giving the entire proceeds to the Ukrainian Relief Fund.
Special thanks and a special welcome back to the indescribable Tony Amato, Main Man of the legendary and revived Red Dock
A poem for Rosemerry. Jack recounts all he learned from students in Atlanta. Cat wrestling. Vivi the dog.
The Sentimentalist has plenty of sentiments to share today — Ukraine to BLM to Roe. Watch his mind cast back over another crazy week! Happy Thursday. And thanks to Alyssa Muehmel, a hospital chaplain in Ann Arbor, Michigan, who shared this prayer.