The newest oldest bar in East Nashville, Dino's will again host a monthly poetry reading series. E t A l. Poetry Readings are at least one visiting poet, and at least one local poet reading an hour's worth of poetry to us culturing masses. Get provoked.
The fourth E t A l. Poetry Reading hosts
Visiting poet, &, author of 'Re-' & 'PLAN/K' & 'To Insist on the 'Someness' of Every Assemblage,' Kristi Maxwell
"...become beyond the crack in the door
where light diets to a skeleton of light
laying patient as a train station.
It works well,
the platform where they perform
this construction. Vegetables coddled
in the cutting, thus zucchini lives its less remarkable
dream dreamed for it: Periscope with nothing
to spy. In unison, spoons move to their mouths, in unison
in a way more eerie than hunger in common."
Austin Peay State University MFA student in Creative Writing Ericka Suhl
“...the auroral ancestors retained their legends of skies that bleed, lights that fall like curtains, their impossible ringing sounds. Birkeland used a sleep aid called Veronal, and a double-dose killed him in Tokyo at the age of 49 (Jago 259-60). It was also the insomnia, the paranoia, the strange lights and shadows in his mind that didn’t appear to move properly. His last sensations would have been crushing, suffocating, terrifying, killing.”
Nashvillian, &, Pushcart Prize Nominee, &, Vanderbilt MFA student in Creative Writing, &, Former Literary Death Match Champ Tiana Clark
"...I became the flint and those kids
obeyed me like kindling. I was the spark, a fire starter
and it burns, seeing her face pleading as I zipped her
Come, prepped or not ( Dino's has a full beer bar, plus a full burger grill, intact and refined! ).