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Poetry Pool Party

Poetry Pool PartySunday, April 6, 1pm–7pm - Edgewater Poetry & Athletics Club, 461 NE 31st Street, Miami

In April 2014, Argentinian artist, designer, and cyclist Gabriel Delponte will leave Miami for a year-long bicycle trip through Japan. On his ride, he’ll deliver envelopes of short poems written by Miami poets, as well as poems from writers in Italy, Japan, Colombia, and Brazil. On April 6, several of these poets will read their “Postcards from Miami” at The Edgewater Poetry & Athletics Club Pool Party. For more information on this project, visit Participating poets: Luca Artioli, Gabriel Delponte, Marci Calabretta, M.J. Fievre, Michael Hettich, Ellene Glenn Moore, Yaddyra Peralta, Doc Suds, Carol Todaro, and Nick Vagnoni. Join O, Miami for a pool party at the Edgewater Poetry & Athletics Club, with special guests, food, and cocktails. From 1 – 5 p.m., enjoy an open swim presided over by EPAC Lifeguard Jim Drain and a water aerobics class led by Afrobeta’s Cuci Amador. At 5 p.m., EPAC Harbor Master Steven Karl hosts a reading of “Postcards for Miami.”