Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center

The Poetry Motel Foundation presents the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice (Center 33 Central Ave., Albany, NY) on Thursday, July 19, 2007, 7:00 sign up; 7:30 start.

This month’s featured poet is Tim Verhaegen with open mic for poets before and after. There is a $3.00 suggested donation for this event. The Third Thursday Poetry Night is hosted (since 1997) by Dan Wilcox.

About Tim Verhaegen:
Tim Verhaegen has been living in the Capital District for almost thirty years. He writes business letters as an insurance regulator by day.  He’s a poetry and prose writer at night. His poems have been published in “Poetry Don’t Pump Gas” and “Many Waters”.  His poetry often targets the intimate stories of his own life and the stories of the people closest to him.   He’s a collector of toy cars, toy animals and other figurines.  He’s been accused all his life of being a “people collector”.  His two mottos are “I’m on this earth to learn, I’m on this earth to love.”