Nagoya Writes

November 4, 2012

October Review

Filed under: Open Reading Minutes,Uncategorized — show1miyamura @ 6:06 pm

October 2012

October’s read was a small gathering at the Cafe Concrete.
Four Readers in the lower section of the cafe. The walls added
good ascetics to our voices.

The Open Reading:

Paul Binford ( USA )
prose     ~ Shade Makers ~
I have nothing to back up my name except my voice.

Shoichi Miyamura ( Japan )
<Poems by Japanese elementary school pupils>
poem     ~ Bazaar ~
My mom was crawling through the crowd in the distance.
poem     ~Cockroaches~
Cockroaches are great I think though they’re hated by everyone.
poem    ~ The Aquarium ~
Fish look into the distance
poem    ~ Everyone’s Eyes ~
Looking through my brother’s eyes, baseball is fun.
<A poem by the reader himself>
poem    ~ Zero ~
One can’t become zero even when divided by infinity.

Albert Sussler ( USA )
poem    ~ Cycling the Backbone of Japan ~
In need of  communication, one is forced out to mingle
rather than just live in the bubble of one’s own group.

Brett Hack ( USA )
prose   ~ Legacy of the Maker ~
He winced at the lights of the florissant, like a homesick
cave creature .

There was no writer’s workshop held this month.


Coming up:
November 18th,
Open Readings will start at 4:00 P.M.
The Writer’s Critique will be start at 2:00
Both events are held at Mondo Books in Kamimaizu


Mondo Books is a used bookstore and lounge, on the second story
building next to the Bank of Nagoya just two blocks east from Kamimaizu
station gate 3,


Help to spread the word.
Albert Sussler

quote: ~What is the opposite of stagnation? … Agitation.


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