July 14th: Mike Amado Features

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On July 14th, Mike Amado will be reading from his new chapbook Stunted Inner Child Shot the TV from Cervena Barva Press 2008.

Mike Amado is a performance poet, a percussionist and drummer who does lyrical, rhythmic tomes attuned to the social and semi-political. He is the host and co-founder of POETRY: The Art Of Words in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He is an online reviewer for Rattle, the Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene,and an Associate News Staff and Roadpoet eMagazine book and music reviewer. Also to be released in ‘08 is Rebuilding the Pyramids (Ibbetson Street Press). He has been published in Wilderness House Literary Review, Bagels With The Bards, Apt Magazine, Down in the Dirt and elsewhere. To quote the author: "I don’t Slam, I rock!"

Click here for a poem by Mike Amado.