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Event Calendar
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exhibitions
October 6 -28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets + Open Mic

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

special events
November 17

We Exist to Prove the Living Artist: 38th Anniversary Gala

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

Richard Meier

Richard Meier is the author of three books of poetry, most recently In the Pure Block of the Whole Imaginary, published in 2012 by Omnidawn. He is writer-in-residence at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin and lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he is being part of the school of daily life, in which he is joined by James Fishman-Morren, Lisa Fishman, and Henry Morren.

Selected Poems

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Richard Meier

 

There are signs

I don't really identify with

but I am a "useful

companion."

Five sunflowers

what was that

about everyone having their own

sun? A dream

someone explaining

the implications of a theory there

was a person

with a sun over his head

and