Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Thompson’

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

daniel thompson | rats

Black Checker Cab midnight
Memorial Day Eve downtown
Deborah Campbell feeds the poor
Veterans of the street and the latest trickle
Down and outers of our one nation indivisible
Watch out! There’s more humankindness on the move
Deb goes for blankets, tells me the rats of Public Square
Are biting the hungry who are homeless there
Rats! I say to myself, Rats! give [...]

Monday, January 11th, 2010

daniel thompson | even the broken letters of the heart spell earth

A public poet
and political activist since the sixties, Daniel Thompson is the founder of Poetsbank and organizer of such cultural events in the Cleveland area as Junkstock. What started simply as a poetry reading in a junkyard with a little music, white tails, champagne and junk food evolved, 1981-1990, into an annual, noon-to-moon, arts [...]