The Java Poetry Open Mic

"The person who values criticism more than flattery, values knowledge more than ego!" - nmr // Join authors Synnika Lofton and Nathan Richardson in a forum where poetry is built up, not propped up. Read your poetry and get critical feedback. Learn new techniques on establishing identity, form and consistency in your writing!!! The discussions are as amazing as the poems. Click the lick below for details... Browse the web site and learn more about the Hampton Roads literary scene at

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  • Jerlaunda

    Nathan, I wanted to tell you I really enjoyed the poetry and discussions. Thank you for the warm welcome.

    1 · March 21, 2013

    • Nathan M. R.

      Thanks for coming out! Its always great to have those who show up just to listen and enjoy! April is going to be a blast so bring some friends! Who knows - you might even be inspired to share something yourself :)

      1 · March 21, 2013

    • C.j.

      Glad to have you in the audience Jerlaunda! Hope to see you again! :-)

      1 · March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, I'm interested in photographing this event and the performers if they're interested, can I do that?

    2 · March 6, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Okay, I'll try to drop in and get you some really cool images of your event!

      1 · March 14, 2013

    • Kita M.

      That would be awesome whenever u have time its every friday..and if u know any poets ..spread the word!! are u on facebook?

      1 · March 14, 2013

  • Kita M.

    yes...and for those of you who are looking for another Poetry spot..chill atmosphere..or would like to recite! Join me at Gallery[masked] Norfolk, VA $4 cc.....8pm-11pm every Friday starting this Friday March15th!!

    March 14, 2013

  • C.j.

    be there with bells on... figuratively of course, as it's not Christmas yet! ^.~

    March 2, 2013

  • Ashley M.

    I have classes on Wednesdays starting this week :(

    March 1, 2013

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