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Report from Poets on the Porch 2015

Diane Sahms-Guarnieri by F Omar Telan at Poets on the Porch 2015

Diane Sahms-Guarnieri by F Omar Telan at Poets on the Porch 2015

The Fox Chase Reading Series has concluded its run with Poets on the Porch 2015. It was a beautiful afternoon on the porch of Ryerss Museum and Library atop the hill at Burholme Park in Philadelphia, Pa. The crowd enjoyed a great reading of poetry under cover of the porch on a warm July day. Thanks to all the poets who shared their work, our hosts, F Omar Telan and Bruce Kramer and our book table monitor Nancy Sahms.

First Set Host F Omar Telan

First Set Host F Omar Telan

The first set was hosted by F Omar Telan and energized the crowd. Poets reading in the first set were:

Poet Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

Poet Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

Poet Emari DiGiorgio

Poet Emari DiGiorgio

Poet Maria Keane

Poet Maria Keane

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Poet  Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon

Poet Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon

 

 

 

 

Poet Gene Halus

Poet Gene Halus

Poet Russell Reece

Poet Russell Reece

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Ben Heins

Poet Ben Heins

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Poet g emil reutter

Poet g emil reutter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Host of Second Set Bruce Kramer

Host of Second Set Bruce Kramer

The second set was hosted by Bruce Kramer breezing to a beautiful conclusion. Poets reading in the second set were:

Poet Alice Wootson

Poet Alice Wootson

Poet Mel Brake

Poet Mel Brake

Poet Dave Worrell

Poet Dave Worrell

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Poet Wendy Schermer

Poet Wendy Schermer

Poet Charles Carr

Poet Charles Carr

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More photographs of Poets on the Porch 2015 can be viewed at our Flickr at this link:

Scenes from Poets on the Porch 2015

Telan and Okewole Right Around the Corner

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RichardOkewoleF. Omar Telan and Richard Okewole will present their poetry in the 2nd floor gallery of Ryerss Museum and Library, Sunday, June 30th @ 2 pm. More information at this link: https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/2013/05/30/june-30th-f-omar-telan-and-richard-okewole-in-fox-chase/

Barrow and Roarty Warm Up Fox Chase

The Fox Chase Reading Series “Featured Poets Reading” at 3 Sisters Corner Cafe featured Samantha Barrow and Joe Roarty who quickly melted the snow in Fox Chase. The Features gave an excellent reading followed by an outstanding open mic with Diane Sahms Guarnieri, Bill Van Buskirk, Theresa Halscheid, Rodger Lowenthal, Dave Worrell and Tamara Oakman. For photos please visit:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157614581079088/