Poetry is its own music, but what are its instruments? A typewriter is the percussion instrument of poetry’s music. Keep a beat. Measure your own time. Join us in real space with a real typewriter and make a verse for the ages, a poem for your pocket, or a letter to your Valentine.
Facilitator: Clarence White
Clarence is a writer, editor, typewriter poet, and arts organizer and administrator. He has worked for a wide range of organizations including the National Farmers Union (working in media in their Washington, DC Capitol hill office) the Minnesota State Senate, several nonprofits in the arts, community development, public policy and media, including the Minneapolis Urban League, the Twin Cities Daily Planet (news), Nonviolent Peaceforce (international civil society organization) and the Saint Paul Almanac, and as a bookseller with the Hungry Mind Bookstore.