3/1/24

March 6: Philip J. Curtis and John Chance Acevedo at Stone Soup Poetry

 Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On March 6, we kick off the new month with a double feature by poetic partners Philip J. Curtis and John Chance Acevedo.

Author, spoken word artist, host, workshop facilitator, and mentor Philip J. Curtis is a native of Brooklyn, New York with roots in Jamaica West Indies, who arrived on the Colorado Springs poetry scene in 2006 bringing with him a brand of New York City straightforwardness and swag along with the sensual sun of Jamaica West Indies. Mr. Curtis is the Founder of Poetry 719. Phil aka Midnight recently published his first book entitled, What’s It All For? which covers over forty years of writing and performing. You can follow Mr. Curtis on IG midnightpoet00 or Philip J. Curtis 9n Facebook.

John "Chance" Acevedo has been reciting and hosting for over 2 decades. As the eldest of three, he receives inspiration from everyday life situations and most commonly uses a blend of comedy and drama to reflect his real- life experience. Chance has become a recognized feature performer in many poetry venues and universities. He has been known for hosting some of NYC’s most popular Open mics. Chance hosted The First Annual New York Hip-Hop Dance Convention at Sony Studios. He currently co-curates and hosts virtual Poetry Open Mics with The Dumping Grounds and Put it In Da Chat. Chance has been published in Raul Maldonado`s The Company We Keep, The BX FIles Contemporary Poetry from the Bronx and Me No Habla With Acento just to name a few. Since moving to Homestead Florida, Chance has mentored youth poets for The Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation, PIano Slam where his mentees have one 1st place two consecutive years. As an educator he is an employability coach for young adults living with Autism. Chance is a founding member of the all Latino poetry troupe El Grito de Poetas a collective of diverse Latino and Latina poets dedicated to the craft and performance of modern poetry. Chance is also a board member for Latinos NYC. Chance`s confident stage presence makes him a performer to watch. Ladies and gentlemen the Author of his New collection of poetry Sketched of my Writes, your favorite Troll and self proclaimed A-Hole, John Chance Acevedo

Join us on March 6 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 890 9815 2429

Password: stonesoup
 

2/28/24

February 28: Stone Soup Online All-Open Mic

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On February 28, we end February with an all-open mic before kicking off March with a double feature.

Join us on February 28 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 827 1576 6452

Password: stonesoup 

 

2/19/24

February 21: Stone Soup Online All-Open Mic

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On February 21, we kick off the new year with an all-open mic.

Join us on February 21 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 858 9875 7313

Password: stonesoup 


2/6/24

February 14: Stone Soup's First (and possibly only) Open Mic Gathering of Lonely Bastards

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On February 14, we gather for a Valentine's Day open mic of a different time. 

Lonely bastards unite! Bring your anti-Valentines. Bring your anti-erotica. Bring your love poems and defy your own loneliness. Or wax nostalgic about the poems you wrote when you were lonely. Basically it's an hour to goof off before you either go out on a date or hide in your bed.

Join us on February 14 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 820 1443 8322

Password: stonesoup 

 

1/27/24

February 7: Jamilla VanDyke-Bailey Features at Stone Soup Poery

 
 
Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On February 7, Jamilla VanDyke-Bailey rings in the month of February with a long-awaited feature to celebrate the release of her new collection, the womxn.

Jamilia Danae Vandyke-Bailey is the daughter of Karyn Vandyke and Dana Bailey, and stepdaughter to Lita Bailey. She is the granddaughter of Kathryne Vandyke and Brenda Caney. she is the mother of Dana-Morrison Sellassie Awuye. She is a sister, aunt, cousin, friend, ex-girlfriend, and enemy. She is black. She is a poet. She is a writer. She is an educator. And she is womxn.
 
Join us on February 7 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.
 
The meeting ID is 854 3313 2297
 
Password: stonesoup


1/22/24

January 31: Margaret Young Features at Stone Soup Poetry


Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On January 31, Margaret Young closes out January with a feature to promote her new work.

Margaret Young is the author of Willow From the Willow, Almond Town, and Blight Summer. She has translated two collections of haiku from the Spanish by Sergio Inestrosa. Two collections are forthcoming: a chapbook titled How Else Can We Know What’s Beautiful? and The Water Bear. She lives in Beverly.

Join us on January 31 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 880 9990 5239

Password: stonesoup


January 24: Stone Soup Online All-Open Mic

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On January 24, we continue our break between features with an all-open mic.

Join us on January 24 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 823 0341 6618

Password: stonesoup

 

1/15/24

January 17: Stone Soup Online All-Open Mic

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Wednesday online from 7:00-9:00 PM via Zoom. Stay tuned for updates on any future live gatherings. On January 17, we take a break between features with an all-open mic.

Join us on January 17 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 816 5394 2538

Password: stonesoup