The Daniel Thompson Poet Stone Fund

BFD post­ed a notice for The Daniel Thomp­son Poet Stone Fund ben­e­fit that is hap­pen­ing on Feb­ru­ary 12, in Lit­tle Italy. Here are some of his poems and some oth­er press. The event is free, billed as “an evening of poet­ry, polemics, and per­for­mance,” and the rest of the details are past the jump. I’ll see you there.

Join us on Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 12th, 2005, at 7:30 p.m., at alge­bra t-house in Cleveland’s Lit­tle Italy for an evening of poet­ry, polemics, and per­for­mance to ben­e­fit “The Daniel Thomp­son Poet Stone Fund.”

This absolute­ly free event is being held to raise dona­tions for a tomb­stone in Lake­view Ceme­tery for Cuya­hoga County’s late, great poet lau­re­ate, Daniel Thomp­son, who passed away in May, 2004.
The evening will fea­ture sched­uled read­ers and per­form­ers as well as an open mic ses­sion.
Alege­bra t-house is locat­ed at 2136 Mur­ray Hill Road in Lit­tle Italy.
Checks should be made out to “The Daniel Thomp­son Poet Stone Fund” and sent to:

Mac’s Backs Paper­backs
1820 Coven­try
Cleve­land Heights, Ohio

To par­tic­i­pate or for more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Mark Hop­kins at 216–231-7894 or by e-mail at