[Local events] Sun. 9/20: Joel Felix & Phoebe Wayne

David Abel passages at rdrop.com
Sun Sep 6 10:59:10 PDT 2009


Spare Room presents
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Joel Felix
Phoebe Wayne
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*Sunday, September 20
7:30 pm

Concordia Coffee House
2909 NE Alberta

$5.00 suggested donation

www.flim.com/spareroom
spareroom at flim.com

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Upcoming Readings

October 25: Peter O'Leary & Michael Autrey

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*Joel Felix* edits /LVNG Magazine/ with Michael O'Leary and Peter 
O'Leary. His most recent chapbooks include /Regional Noir/ (Bronze 
Skull, 2007) and /Monaural/ (Answer Tag Home Press, 2007).

*Phoebe Wayne* is a graduate of the master's program in poetry at UC 
Davis. She is happy to be back in Portland, Oregon, where she works in 
the children's department of a public library and pursues a degree in 
library science. Some of her recent work appears in /Vanitas, With + 
Stand, /and/ Peaches and Bats/.

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*biopoem*


Alder falls

and parched grass

on the pass

 

the Spiritu

sipping sprite

as a red light blinked

atop my head


It was more hills

underfunded sword fern

sporulating

in plain air

 
~


I like big orange

birthday cake

and black hair drying brown

There are robins

It's the vernacular

 
all hearsay

siskin and clover

and the Jack pine

making creative use

of difficult plots


(from /Field Book/)

*Joel Felix*
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*Pink Palace*


This other cold palace

Is less cold, more pink, flatter

In front they are having a stroll or maybe a firing squad

In the background which is hard to see there's a layer of string music

Feathered trees

We try to look in the windows before saying goodbye

All around us is dry snow

Somewhere ballerinas

In the windows are only lines

This palace and the other palace are related but occupied by the unrelated


*Phoebe Wayne*
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