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2 years ago I posted YouTube video of me reading (S) my poem "ends" from my "Partial Nudity" book release feature live 6/18/14 at Chicago's open mic "the Cafe Gallery" (and this haiku also appears in my supplement mini-book 100 Haikus).

In 1968, both Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated, and U.S. cities erupted in riots; anti-war demonstrators chanted “the whole world is watching” as police beat and tear-gassed them in Chicago outside the Democratic convention.

Chalk Open Mic Night Flyer

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American Writers Museum slated to open in Chicago in 2017

America’s first museum celebrating its literary heroes will open in 2017, aiming to include social media and digital journalism as well as poetry and novels

John Tipton is Head of Research Operations at Morningstar. He is also the founder of Chicago-based Verge Books an independent publisher of contemporary poetry and translation. He's interested in the preservation of stories across time. This note is part of a weekly subscription for ChiDM members that openly wonders "What is worth preserving?"

Chicago's Poetry Foundation is a Striking Daylit Space Worthy of an Ode

VMZinc's Corrugated Wall Panels are a pre-formed panel with a profile in the form of a “wave”. Due to it's self-supporting system, the VMZ sine wave profiles...

Poetry in Motion... Our slo-mo #PhantomCam recaps the Chicago Bulls opening night W over the Boston Celtics, 105-99

Price: $7.45 - When Harriet Monroe founded Poetry magazine in Chicago in 1912, she began with an image: the Open Door. “May the great poet we are looking for never find it shut, or half-shut, against his ample genius!” For a century, the most important and enduring poets have walked through that door