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Event Calendar
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exhibitions
November 28 - Jan 31

Vanessa German: Defiant Show of Unity

performances
December 20

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
December 22

Community Reading: Midwinter Day

readings & workshops
January 6

Workshop: Verbs as Images/Images as Verbs

special events
January 26 -27

25th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

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