Come and share a poem, a story, a song; or just a welcoming and listening ear...

"If a novel is winter, and a short story is a snow storm, then a poem is a snowball, squeezed."  ~ Bruce Dethlefsen

Welcome to North Portland Spoken Word! We are a friendly and welcoming group who meet the first and third Thursdays of each month in a Coffee Shop after hours. There is water available, however if you would like something else you will need to bring your own beverage. We also ask that you take your container(s) with you. Welcome!

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  • Holly B

    Five stars as always! Wonderful - and so fun to be tickled and laugh by/with poetry. Thanks everyone :)

    1 · January 16, 2014

  • Brenden H.

    Couldn't make it after all. Next one, I hope.

    January 16, 2014

  • Carol C.

    Ugh, I wanted to go tonight, but I'm coming home from work now and am exhausted to the point that I may fall asleep soon. Hope to hear y'all next time!

    January 16, 2014

  • Danya

    Have to work at 3 am tomorrow! Sleep for me. Loved what I heard last time and looking forward to next time

    January 16, 2014

  • ElterSkelter

    I was really just going to watch
    Patricia do a piece or two, I haven't
    really wrote much, been on a block
    lately. But I'm gonna have to miss
    out this time.

    1 · January 15, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    hope to catch you next time...

    January 15, 2014

  • ElterSkelter

    Let me recant my coming of this event. Scrabble night will have to take over this, sorry about that. See you next time hopefully.

    January 15, 2014

  • Gayle M.

    Looks like I won't be able to make this one. Have a good evening!

    January 14, 2014

  • Ashley C.

    Hey, I'll be doing my best to make it out from Gresham for the first time next Thursday. Looking forward to it!

    2 · January 10, 2014

  • Carol C.

    I've been MIA for a year, but I'm back in the game. Can't wait to hear everyone's words and share some of my own. :)

    January 5, 2014

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