Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Genève/Geneva Chao

Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic
Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Partington
of Printed Matter Vancouver

Featuring Genève/Geneva Chao
Author of émigré

7 pm
Thursday, October 11
Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 and closes at 7
FREE

Angst Gallery
1015 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
angstgallery.com

Food and libation provided by Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main Street
Sound provided by Briz Loan & Guitar: http://briz.us/
LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY, ALL AGES, AND UNCENSORED SINCE 2004

Genève/Geneva Chao is the author of three books of poetry and several translations. Chao lives in Los Angeles. Her books include one of us is wave one of us is shore (French/English),
Hillary Is Dreaming (English), and émigré (English/French/guernesiais/pidgin).

Hoku

with winds
comme des
through channels
fourmis on
sifting sand
grimpe les uns
into glass, every
sur les autres
chamber packed
se hissent
tight with bodies
jusqu’aux toits
in boxes in alleys
afin de voir
finally to climb
enfin la lueur
to see stars
des étoiles

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