City View School, at 3350 North 4th Street Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre’s poetry almost always invokes social justice and being present and honest with oneself. When I invited him to take part in the project, he offered this piece, which … Continue reading RING RING POEM FIVE, 3350 North 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN; May 17-20
Pleased to be able to share with you a post by Lightsey Darst about her Ring Ring Poetry piece. Phone 612 223-POEM to hear her poem. -Cole I don’t have a great voice. Like a lot of people, I don’t … Continue reading Lightsey Darst is the Voice in Your Head
Lake of the Isles—the park bench opposite 2637 Lake of the Isles Parkway. Lightsey Darst’s untitled poem is the epitome of what I wanted for Ring Ring Poetry- a poem that was written for a moment in time, and a … Continue reading RING RING POEM FOUR, Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis, MN; May 13-16
Como and 23rd Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN, under the railroad bridge. Can a place that is dreamt also be a place that exists? Perhaps part of the reason I wanted to do a project which grounds poetry in place, is … Continue reading RING RING POEM THREE, Como and 23rd SE, Minneapolis, MN; May 10-12
So, you think this whole Ring Ring Poetry thing is pretty neat, but you don’t live near the twin cities, and so cannot partake in the immersive feel for the project. Okay. Let me bring the city to you. Here … Continue reading Mill City: Be there when you can’t be there.
Mill Ruins Park, near 120 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis, MN. If you can, spend some time on the Stone Arch Bridge, or down in the Mill Ruins Park before you call. (If you can’t, I’ll be posting more photos and … Continue reading RING RING POEM TWO, Mill Ruins Park, Minneapolis, MN; May 6-9