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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 www.scpublishing.com

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  • Shane 'Sense' N.

    it was fantastic GREAT HOSTING AND GREAT POETS next time I won't be late on account of Tonie's poetry being so powerful

    November 20, 2012

  • C.j.

    Had a great time sharing writing and meeting new talent! When is december's meeting of fine, creative people?

    November 19, 2012

  • Shane 'Sense' N.

    Very welcoming atmosphere with a diverse range of poets, I couldn't of been happier to have stumbled across this meet up group thanks

    November 15, 2012

  • Jen S.

    Just bring one poem, or should I bring a few?

    Jen

    November 14, 2012

    • C.j.

      I usually bring 2or 3 short ones. Or one really long one. Hardest part is choosing, but the best part is knowing there is always a next time to read more! :)

      1 · November 14, 2012

  • Morgana

    I will try and make it I miss it so much. I currently have a new job that is often unpredictable I will come when I can

    November 9, 2012

  • Shirley F.

    I won't be able to make it on Wednesday, but I look forward to the next open mic. I'm working on some new poems and I look forward to sharing.

    November 8, 2012

  • Chiquita M.

    I will definitely be there with a new words!

    November 8, 2012

  • Shane 'Sense' N.

    i might be able to make it Im trying hard theres alot of poems i want to preform

    November 7, 2012

  • christal w.

    Well I'm bringing the recent stuff I'm not sure exactly. I'm just bringing my notebook that's full of stuff that I could choose from if u bring more u might have a better variety if u think of not doing that one poem at the last min u can choose another

    November 2, 2012

  • Jen S.

    I think it's been three years for me, too, Christal - so I'm worried, too. Do you think that we bring more than one poem?

    Jen

    November 2, 2012

  • christal w.

    Oh wow thanks hope it is received well with some good tips to make it better

    October 31, 2012

  • christal w.

    i havent shared my poetry in almost 3 years. i hope that it will be recieved and i will try to convey what is behind the words

    October 31, 2012

    • C.j.

      Looking forward to hearing what you share!

      October 31, 2012

  • Nathan M. R.

    November's Open Mic will be on the 2nd Wednesday because of the Thanksgiving Holiday!!!! SPREAD THE WORD!!!

    1 · October 18, 2012

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