The Sentimentalist reports new books by Beloveds, and recalls his British half.
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 chats about meanness and danger and women he knows, and shows off that lovely Anthology for Ukraine.
Today on the Sentimentalist, Jack asks about places loaded with memories, talks about friends old and new in his workshops, shows the cover of the Ukrainian poetry collection, “Busy Griefs, Raw Towns,” whose design and printing have all been donated by Schuler Books so that all sales go to Ukrainian relief.
Jack welcomes Ada Limón, our new poet Laureate, and honors Joy Harjo, who leaves the post after three terms. And revisits “Recovery,” a new poem about a life with PTSD. Don’t forget to order your copy of the Ukranian Poetry Anthology, “Busy Griefs, Raw Towns,” available through Shuler books. Read all about it and order your copy here. All proceeds go straight to Ukranian Relief funds.