November 20, 2014: Mel Brake Poetry Reading-Temenos Retreat House

Hi Friends,
I am writing to extend a personal invitation to all of you to attend Mel Brake’s Poetry reading this Thursday at Temenos Retreat House beginning at 7:00 p.m.   Mel will read for about 45 minutes the a brief intermission followed by an open reading 8″00 to 8:30 p.m.. If you wish to read please limit your selections to 2 pieces (first come first served).
This will be a beautiful evening and I hope we come out to listen and enjoy.  I would like to see more intimate art evenings at Temenos.
Here is more information:

Poetry Reading featuring Lyrical Poet Mel Brake
Thursday, November 20th – 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Retreat House

Lyrical Poet Mel Brake is a Philadelphia-based award winning poet/singer/songwriter. His poems have been featured in many publications and journals including the Fox Chase Review, Philadelphia Poets and Mad Poets Review. He feels poetry and the arts are the foundation to a well-balanced and sustainable community and world.

He will be reading his mystical magical poetry from 7:00 to 7:45 pm, with a short intermission. Afterward, there will be an “open time” for any poet to read from 8:00 to 8:30 pm (first come, first read – please limit your selections to two).

 Admission by Love Donation
 Suggested donation $10.00

Have a beautiful day and week. 
I hope to see you at Temenos on Thursday!

About melbrake

Mel Brake is an awarding winning Philadelphia based poet/singer/song writer, whose poetry has appeared in several media outlets and journals, including Philadelphia Poets 2007, 2008 and 2009, Mad Poets Review, Fox Chase Review, and The Philadelphia Bulletin. In addition, Long Island Sounds: An Anthology of Poetry, Writing Outside The Lines (WOSTL) Anthology, Word Riot Magazine, The New Verse News, Word Salad Magazine and Poetry Ink 2010 has published his works. Recently, his band, the Mel Brake Family Band performed a benefit concert at Cross Road Café in Delaware County. He is the Founder and Executive Director of MPW, a non-profit organization, focusing on using the arts to reach children in the Tri-state area. In addition, his first chapbook, “Obama Poetry Project” is available at:
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