In honor of one-time doorman Artie’s upcoming visit to the venue, the bar offers the following prompt: for writers of free verse: attempt a form poem of any kind. For formalists: try your hand at free verse!
Neiel Israel, John Pinkham, Meaghan Ford, Allison Truj, and Sara Mae will represent the BPS at the 2018 National Poetry Slam in Chicago this August! Check out nationalpoetryslam.com for more info on the tournament, or see the team’s bio page for more information on the venue’s squad. Photo by Marshall Goff.