Jack Jack’s Coffee House owner Mike Sparacino has graciously offered his charming Café for a monthly poetry reading and open mike. This event will take place the first Thursday of every month from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
The featured poet will first present their poems and readings. After a short break, guests may read two poems during the open mike.
JACK JACK’S COFFEE HOUSE,
223 DEER PARK AVE. BABYLON VILLAGE, N.Y.
- January 4th, 2018
Mixes politics with music; his handle – The Insurance Mon.
- February 1st, 2018
Grew up on a canal in Freeport and teaches poetry at the Walt Whitman Birthplace.
- March 1st, 2018
Multitalented artist/poet/musician. Owns a product development and Graphic Design Studio. Has three published chapbooks.
- April 5th, 2018
Poet of Occupy Wall Street. Jack Kerouac wannabe; in the beat poet genre.
- May 3rd, 2018
Mother, breast cancer survivor; author of “My Pink Ribbons Hope and Liars,”& “Mistruths and Perception.” The Kate Fox Show
- June 7th, 2018
Executive Director of Walt Whitman Birthplace Historical Site
- July 5th, 2018
Hosts poetry readings in Stony Brook, published two groundbreaking anthologies of poems with photographs
- August 2nd, 2018
Recently moved upstate, writes poetry, prose, and fiction
- September 6th, 2018
Poetry and acting go together. “I have a passion for poetry and the message it can carry.” active in theatre productions.
- October 4th, 2018
Kate Boning Dickson
Worked on her grandmothers’ blueberry farm childhood summers.
- November 1st, 2018
Darrel Blaine Ford
Banded birds and ran the Babylon Youth Project for 25 yrs. Personates Walt Whitman; 87 years old
- December 6th, 2018
His poems have been accepted in over 300 journals in the US, Canada, England, India, Australia, Belgium and New Zealand as well as 5 anthologies. He lives in Huntington, N.Y.