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In the Garden Writers’ Workshop Saturday, April 21st at 2:00 pm!

Join us for the In the Garden Writers’ Workshop. (We had to cancel last Saturday due to bad weather, so we will have the workshop tomorrow):

When? Saturday, April 21st, 2:00-3:45 pm

Where? Alvar Library, 913 Alvar Street, New Orleans, LA 70117. 504.596-2667

Special Guest!  Poet, writer, comedian, radio host Chris Champagne, author of The Yat Dictionary, The New Yat Dictionary Revised,  Roach Opera and Secret New Orleans.

From his Amazon author page: A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Chris Champagne is a graduate of the Orleans Parish School system and of the University of New Orleans with a BA in History. He is a writer, performer, poet, comedian, political satirist, radio show host and columnist who has performed his work on stages all over the Greater New Orleans area.

He was voted one of 144 New Orleans Characters in 2012 and was voted best comedian in New Orleans in 2013 and 2014. He was a member of National Poetry Slam teams in San Francisco in 1993 and Chicago in 1999. He received artists’ residencies from the Alliance of Artists in 2006 and The College of Santa Fe in 2008.

Chris is the author of the poetry book Roach Opera {Portals Press 2007}, and The Yat Dictionary [Lavender Ink, 2013}, a book on the dialect spoken by native Orleanians. His family on both sides has resided in New Orleans continuously since the first half of the 18th century.

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“Up Decatur” Book Release Party and “In the Garden” Writers’ Workshop

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Upcoming events at Alvar Library, 913 Alvar Street, 504-596-2667:

 

Thursday, December 7th, 6-7:30 pm. Book release party for “Up Decatur,” the new poetry book by Valentine Pierce, New Orleans spoken word artist, writer and graphic designer. Ms. Pierce is the author of the poetry collection, “Geometry of the Heart.”

 

Saturday, December 9th, 2-3:45 pm. In the Garden Writers’ Workshop. The workshops meet on the second Saturday of the month, from September 2017 through May 2018.  December’s workshop will be led by poet, translator, and New Orleans Center for Creative Arts teacher Andy Young. Ms. Young is the author of the poetry collection, “All Night It Is Morning.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Barcation! at BJ’s in the Bywater!

What is Barcation? A Story Time for Adults. Join local writers who will read a story or a poem, or just tell a story. The topic is open: You can tell a story about a bar, a vacation, a vacation in a bar, or whatever you come up with. Or you can share the written work of a favorite author. Participants can sign up for five minutes. Or you can just listen. Light refreshments will be served.

Where: BJ’s in the Bywater, 4301 Burgundy Street, New Orleans

When: Thursday, June 8th, 7-9 pm.

See you there!

Sara Jacobelli

 

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Photo Credit: “Chilled Martini Glass.” Pixabay Free Images: 1660179.

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More Google Robot Poems (if you can stand them)

English: A scene from R.U.R., showing three ro...

I can’t write poetry, but Google can.  Here are some more poems created by Google Robots. (The words I typed into Google are in bold).

Oh what a sick, sick time-waster this is. 

 

i love

i love you

i love you quotes

i love you in spanish

i love lucy

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i want

i want you back

i want to know what love is

i want you to want me

i want that

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i need

i need a doctor

i  need you lyrics

i need a hero

i need a job

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why do

why do cats purr

why do men cheat

why do we dream

why do we yawn

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where is

where is chuck norris

where is notre dame

where is the love lyrics

where is my mind

 

and on that last thought, I will stop this. . . for now

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LA Con IV Exhibit - Robots - Robby between fri...

More Google Robot Poems

©  copyright 2013  by Sara Jacobelli

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“Google” is the property of “Google, Inc.

 

Photo Credits: “A scene from RUR showing three robots,” by Wikipedia. Public Domain Photo.

“LA Con IV Exhibit-Robots-Robby between friends,” by Wikipedia. CC Attribution 2.0 license.

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Google Robot Poems

I can’t write poetry, but I can Google. These are actual suggestions to questions I typed into Google. I wasn’t looking for poetry, but there you have it. Poignant in their own robotic way, aren’t they?

Visor Robot

where can i find a?

where can i find a notary

where can i find a notary public

where can i find a wood elf in skyrim

where can i find a prostitute

where can i find a job

where can i find a high elf in skyrim

where can I find a dark elf in skyrim

where can I find a daedric bow in skyrim

where can I find a falmer in skyrim

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how do I?

how do i put this gently

how do i love thee

how do i register to vote

how do i get a passport

how do i delete my instagram

how do i know when i’m ovulating

how do i live without you

how do i register to vote in alabama

how do i register to vote in louisiana

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i want to. . .

i want to draw a cat for you

i want to know what love is

i want to hold your hand

i want to hold your hand lyrics

i what to know what love is lyrics

i want to start a business

i want to break free lyrics

i want to be the guy

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i wish. . .

i wish you would lyrics

i wish lyrics

i wish you loved me lyrics

i wish you would kanye west download

i wish i was a little bit taller

i wish you would mp3

I wish i was in dixie

i wish

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Robot Attack!

i never. . .

i never told you lyrics

i never told you

i never told you lyrics

i never saw a wild thing

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                                                     google is. . . 

Robot

google is evil

google is god

google is your friend

google is better than bing

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Google Robot Poems

© copyright  2012  by Sara Jacobelli

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Update:  I just discovered this website, check it out!

Robot Poetry Blog

http://234989h39h.blogspot.com/

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Photo Credits: “Visor Robot,” by Wikipedia. GNU Free Documentation License.

“Robot Attack!” by Dan Coulter. License CC NonCommercial Share Alike. Flickr.

“Robot,” by Andy Field. Field Office. License CC NonCommercial Share Alike. Flickr.

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Google is the property of google.com

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