Best Po­etry Se­ries: Poets Read Some Stuff Some­place in Mil­wau­kee

Milwaukee Magazine - - Art -

Po­etry has a brand­ing prob­lem. Even though most of us can still quote lines from our fa­vorite

Dr. Seuss sto­ries or Shel Sil­ver­stein books, we wrin­kle our noses when we hear the phrase “po­etry read­ing.” We com­mend lo­cal poet Sam Pekarske for her ef­forts to make what seems like a pretty stiff art form “com­pelling as hell” with her quar­terly se­ries. New tal­ent takes the stage at Var Gallery on De­cem­ber 14.

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