Nagoya Writes

September 30, 2012

September Review

Filed under: Open Reading Minutes — show1miyamura @ 11:50 am

September 2012

Our fall season started with a workshop organized by Vash
to discuss the works of David, Tim and Albert.  Working on focus,
character development and transitions.

The Open Reading:

David Toohey ( USA ) debute
poem  ~ The Global Fall ~
Cold connected to coldness, Icy hands embrace.
poem  ~ August Heat ~
Consume Americaness, It’s your last chance before setting sail
poem  ~ Honolulu ~
In a city that never a sleeps yet rarely awakes
poem  ~ The Killing Winds ~
Office workers walk in shadows

Brett Hack ( USA )
prose  ~ Grocery Store Romance Amalgamation ~
He ducks under every once in a while to undo the crud-caking
of his hair by the pond scum and the sun.

Vash Bandy ( USA )
prose  ~ Dr. Hammond ~
The finality of death became both terrifying and exhilarating.

Albert Sussler ( USA )
poem  ~ Morning Paddle ~
yes the kayak is safer on the beach but it is made to explore
the fingers of the sea.
prose  ~ Soaked ~
The darkness came on with headlights shinning into my eyes.
prose  ~ Ojisan kirai ~
Someday you too will be an oji-san.
prose  ~ Blueberries ~
Are you going to arrest us for smuggling Canadian blueberries?

Shoichi Miyamura ( Japan )
poem  ~ Kotaro Takamura: The Journey ~
No path in front me, only from behind.
poem  ~ Shuntaro Tanigawa ~
Carefully, refuse the hidden evil.
poem  ~ Chuya Nakahara ~
I couldn’t get myself to throw it away.
poem  ~ Rin Ishigaki : Three Fish ~
If there’s anything more right than this
Said the fish
Name it.
poem  ~ Ritsuko Kawabata : Sisters ~
Now I’m going to the graveyard again with my little sister
Her ashes against my breast.

Ernie Schaal ( USA )
prose  ~ Daibutsu ~
Studying the statue, I found it beautiful and serene.

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Coming up:

October 14,
Open Readings will start at 4:00 P.M.
The Writer’s Critique will be start at 2:00
Both events are held at “Cafe Concrete” in Kamimaizu

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Site:

Note our venue for next month will change, due to Mondo’s tight
schedule.  The entrance to Cafe Concrete is narrow, just east of
Akamon-higashi signal.
Kamimaizu Station Exit 1,  just cross the street, heading north for Sakae.
http://www.cafe-concrete.com/map.html
tel 052-262-5539
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Look forward to hearing your creativity at the next Open Reading.

Help to spread the word.
Albert Sussler

quote: ~Leaving tiny footprints in the sand, Plovers come to gather round~
Kotaro Takamura

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