With Special Guests each week,
Poet Gold presents Poelodies:
Poetry, Spoken Word, Melodies, & Song
National Poetry Month
April 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month, which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, National Poetry Month has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.
Accompanied by: Mike "Mikeys" Johnson/ Keys/Piano, Sasha Taliaferro/Vocals, Giancarlo Llaverias/Conga, Franc Palaia/Conga, Corey Dandridge/Drums
Gold’s poetry balances the written word with performance, delivering Spoken Word Poetry that is both transformative and entertaining. She is the New York State Dutchess County recipient of the “2014 Individual Artist Tier Grant” awarded by Arts Mid-Hudson funded by NYSCA. Gold has received numerous commissions for original poems - most recently by the world renowned Omega Institute for their 2014 ‘Women Serving Women Summit”. Gold is the featured poet in the upcoming reality series “26 Mics N 26 Weeks”. Her book, “When My Soul Speaks, I Scribe…poetry” is available on www.amazon.com.