April Poetry Month

In the April Poetry Month we want to visit the following independent bookstores, library, musea, and festivals to promote LAPB, LAPD and Poetry Train 2022. Friday April 1 – New York01. New York City – Public Library Fort Hamilton (9424 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209)– The Bookmark Shoppe (8415 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209) Saturday… Continue reading April Poetry Month

Happy Deathiversary

Columbus, January 8 Happy Deathiversary, I imagine you’d like us writing poems for you. To shake the trees with the breeze of words read aloud. In this you never left. When the flowers return, I’ll pick a Tiger Lily for you. It is my favorite flower, as the symbology means “For once may pride befriend… Continue reading Happy Deathiversary

The poetrytrain arrived at the final destination

Today we arrived in Los Angeles. It was a long ride from NYC. We discovered a lot, we met a lot of wonderfull people on the way. Learn more about it at our twitter feed www.twitter.com/lapoetrybeach

This are the stops between Chicago and Los Angeles

Stations Chicago, IL – Union Station (CHI) Naperville, IL (NPV) Mendota, IL (MDT) Princeton, IL (PCT) Galesburg, IL (GBB) Fort Madison, IA (FMD) La Plata, MO (LAP) Kansas City, MO – Union Station (KCY) Lawrence, KS (LRC) Topeka, KS (TOP) Newton, KS (NEW) Hutchinson, KS (HUT) Dodge City, KS (DDG) Garden City, KS (GCK) Lamar,… Continue reading This are the stops between Chicago and Los Angeles

Tribute to Kenneth Patchen

In 1977, 5 years after Kenneth Patchen passed away, the following poets wrote a poem to commoreate Kenneth Patchen. William Eversonlawrence Ferlinghettihoward SchoenfeldChales Wrey Gardineejames schevilldiane di primaBernard kopsMichael horovitzjoel climenhagahooo manninglars gustav hellstromjonathan clarkediane wald

Reroute we missed the train

Today we missed the train to Seattle. That’s why we stay over for a night in Chicago. Tomorrow we will take the Southwest Chief which will leave 2.50 pm from Chicago to Los Angeles, passing through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Amtrak bills the route as one of its most scenic, with views of the Painted Desert and the Red Cliffs of Sedona, as… Continue reading Reroute we missed the train