• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 6 - Sep 28

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Sep 25

Dhamma MKE

exhibitions
August 1 - Sep 26

The Point Being: Works by Thomas Gaudynski

special events
September 21

¡Palante!: A Celebration of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture

readings & workshops
September 22 - Oct 13

Friction in Fiction: Developing Characters and Conflict

readings & workshops
September 26

Poetry Reading: Jake Skeets & Manny Loley

readings & workshops
September 26

Poem as Field – Understanding Energy in Poetry a craft talk with Jake Skeets

readings & workshops
October 2

Poetry Reading: Alan Bernheimer & Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
October 16

Poetry Reading: Timothy Donnelly & Bethany Price

performances
October 17

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 19

Language as a Playground

readings & workshops
October 20

Reading: Peter Markus

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
October 23

Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

readings & workshops
October 24

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 27

Submitathon

readings & workshops
November 1

Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

special events
November 16

39th Anniversary Gala

Chuck Stebelton

Chuck Stebelton is author of The Platformist (The Cultural Society, 2012) and Circulation Flowers(Tougher Disguises, 2005). Recent print objects and chapbooks includeAsterisk (Number 13, Fewer & Further Press), 'Tis (John Riepenhoff Experience), A Maximal Object(Mitzvah Chaps), Flags and Banners(Bronze Skull Press), and Precious(Answer Tag Home Press). He works as Literary Program Director at Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee.

Selected Poems

Flags and Banners


Chuck Stebelton

 

The crowd upon their rambling exercise

And their feet were straight feet

and the sole of their feet was like



the sole of a calf's foot; and they sparkled

like the copper of burnished brass.

And they had the hands of a man under



their wings on their

four sides, and they four had their faces

and their wings. Their wings were joined



to another corrective;

they turned not when they went, then went

every one straight forward.