Where to Begin

Two concrete rectangles, steel and wood Call one bed, the other, living room A door in and out, a middle glass partition White walls breathe and bend Black and white floors tiles flex to feet, Large windows let in light A turquoise chair is married to a red desk A white telephone has divorced a […]

Art & Poetry as Protest

Protest Art & Poetry APRIL 8 – APRIL 15, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 8, 4 – 7pm Protest Art Saturday, April 8, from 4–8:30pm, Tsuga Fine Art invites you to a free opening-night reception for the “flash” show Protest Art, followed by a Resistance Poetry Reading with Rayn Roberts & Chris Jarmick from 7–8:30PM […]

Veteran’s Day 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. KSER 90.7 FM on The Road Home from Everett, WA. PoetsWest #262 Veterans’ Day III (29.06 minutes) The Feast 1.11 J. Glenn Evans Postwar Begins 0.43 Mike Dillon Ring Those Bells 0.40 Scott Galasso Witness 4.11 John Akins Comments on War 0.41 John Akins Pecadillo 0.59 Roy Seitz […]

Tod Marshall, New Poet Laureate Washington State

ABOUT TOD Tod Marshall, a poet and professor at Gonzaga University, is serving as the poet laureate from 2016-2018. He is the author most recently of Bugle (2014), which won the Washington State Book Award in 2015. He succeeds poets Elizabeth Austen (2014-2016), Kathleen Flenniken (2012–2014), and Sam Green (2007–2009).   Full info and more […]

Sat. 5/14/16 7pm Poets, Rajaa Gharbi & Rayn Roberts @ Tsuga Fine Arts

Since 1997, PoetsWest has featured or promoted some of the best writers in Washington, Oregon and California. Currently the longest running website and organization of poets, it’s directory lists such fine writers as Elizabeth Austen, James Bertolino, Nancy Dalberg, Henry Carlile, Pieter Zilinsky, Rayn Roberts, Sam Hamill, David Wagoner, Rajaa Gharbi, Chris Jarmick, Victor David […]