Caffè Lena Poetry Open Mic featuring Lance Henson

Take part in the Caffè Lena Poetry Open Mic featuring Lance Henson. This monthly event, hosted by Carol Graser, takes place on the first Wednesday of every month and includes an open mic reading as well a featured poet. Sign up for the open mic starts at 7:00 p.m. and readings start at 7:30 p.m.. Each open mic poet reads two short poems (less than one page) or one longer poem. All styles of poetry are welcome. The feature this month is Lance Henson. 
Poet, Native American activist, and former U.S. Marine Lance Henson was raised on Cheyenne reserved lands in Oklahoma and grew up living the Southern Cheyenne culture. Henson's poetry is known for its powerful imagery, brevity and universal appeal. It incorporates Cheyenne philosophy and traditions as well as social and political commentary on the modern world. Lance has published 38 books of poetry, half in the U.S. and half abroad. His poetry has been translated into 27 languages and he has read and lectured in 9 countries. His readings include the One World Poetry Festival in Amsterdam, the International Poetry Festival in Tarascon, France, and the Geraldine Dodge Poetry Festival in New Jersey.