The Brownstone Poets presents:
Jack E. Cooper and Mindy Matijasevic
Tuesday, October 16
Starts at 7 p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m.
57 Seventh Avenue (at the corner of Lincoln Place)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217
2 or 3 to Grand Army Plaza
B or Q to Seventh Avenue
F or G to Seventh Avenue (9th Street)
R to Union Street, plus a bit of a walk.
$4 donation + food/drink - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
John Jack Jackie (Edward) Cooper loved hopscotch, especially, when quite young; loosely configured lines, in particular, which he doted on carving himself from the pavement with chalk. Choosing the stone, its incalculable toss and anarchic landing, problematical constraint on advance, and, of course, attempting anything—standing on one leg—all, contributed to the challenge experience has induced scarce reason for him since, now quite older, to abandon strategy. He translated Wax Women, poems in French, published in Paris in 1985, to which the legendary Gotham Book Mart in New York dedicated full-window display. Ten, previewing his “aphorithms,”
Mindy Matijasevic writes poetry, prose, and her original stand-up comedy material. She is listed with Poets & Writers. Her work has appeared in numerous print and on-line publications. Mindy shares her evenings at poetry readings in her blog Get Your Poem On at http://getyourpoemon.wordpress.com/