David A. N. Jackson will be a featured reader at Tavern of Fine Arts on Monday, August 31.
Also featured will be Cheeraz Gormon and Treasure Shields Redmond.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; admission is FREE.
Advance sign-up for the open-mic following the featured readers is encouraged. Click here to sign-up via e-mail.
David A. N. Jackson is a multidisciplinary performer who's graced local, regional and national stages at a number of venues. He is an actor, visual artist, wood carver, drum carver and percussionist as well as a poet.
Known around the city and throughout the region as D'Poet, David A. N. Jackson has long been appreciated as a profound and enlightened artist of multiple gifts, talents and abilities. He is an ever-evolving and accomplished percussionist, wood sculptor, artist, poet, and vocalist, just to list a few of his skills, as well as an avid community activist and teacher.
Imbalance of the Spirit
like the breath of stagnant water
family should not be
And not just on memories
It is not true, after all,
to be born.
listen with attention
for an initial rendezvous
This creature is called a
make very careful study
loosen heavy soil and leave it
Planted beside peach trees
at the heart
-- David A. N. Jackson
(c) D'POET 07.03.2015