Nagoya Writes

December 13, 2013

November Review

Filed under: Open Reading Minutes — show1miyamura @ 10:20 am

November 2013

Everyone I heard from had the same opinion. It was such a good reading.
A good mix of old faithfuls who bring to our group consistency. Members who have been a away for quite sometime and refresh us
with their efforts they have been working on in their closets. And new members who pull us in a unexpected direction with
new waves of ideas. This last Open Reading had all this and more.

Eight Readers Readings.

Albert Sussler ( USA )
Essay    ~ Breathing ~
Master breathing and your world expands.
Essay     ~ Things you may not know about me.
I have found teaching English as a tool for making art or sharing ideas motivates children to study far more than text books.
Prose    ~ Kamakura Beach~
The kicker ran up to the woman and threw himself down in front of her with his face in the sand and pleaded,’ I’m sorry, I’m sorry ‘ over and over.

Shoichi Miyamura ( Japan )
poem       ~ In the Bush ~
Three dogs were chasing one another’s tail, as if to say this were the core truth of the dog society.
poem      ~ The Adams Apple
That bone was the last one I picked up from my father’s remains at the crematory.
poem     ~ Ptolemaic Theory ~
Nevertheless, it is moving and in the same manner as I am aging.

Luci Willis ( UK )
prose       ~ Rodio ~
They whipped the crowd into a frenzy, but there was no frenzy.

Isabelle Dunnett ( UK ) debut
prose      ~ Cigarettes ~
For a moment I can close my eyes and pretend it smells like you but it doesn’t, not really.
prose     ~ All the Kings Men ~
Whispering knights, traitors to the king.
prose     ~ Darwin’s Dragons ~
Magic could not see why the fire did not burn just for him.

Iain Moloney ( Scotland )
prose     ~The Wasting Embers ~

David Tooley ( USA )
poem       ~ Piercing the Night ~
Here is an ever moving target and never quality for a place.
poem     ~ Poem at the End of the World ~
They said that the radiation will fill oceans.

Linda Donan ( USA )
prose    ~Maria’s Uncle Jesus finds me ~
I had trouble to explain the bear was a telephone.

Ernie Schaal ( USA )
prose   ~ Funeral ~
I awoke early on the day that Beth would arrive, as if that would make her come earlier.

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Coming up:
December 15th: Sunday
Open Reading: from 3:00 ~ 5:00P.M.
At the Kameshima Community Center.

Map to the venue: Click here.
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Thanks everyone for making the event such a special reading.

Help to spread the word.
Albert Sussler

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