Saturday, October 25, 2014

Reading!


I read some of my own poems published in the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly (Issa Frequency, Theater, Garfield Sevenling, and The Antique Traveler) at Cafe Villa on this special night.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Chapbook!

NOW AVAILABLE... my latest compendium. 22 poems influenced by music, composed over the last 22 years! Get your copy for just $5 by going to Saturday Afternoon Poetry, or order one by visiting http://paypal.com, directing payment of $6 (includes shipping) to kingfisher1031@charter.net


Contents

2 / A PERFECT DAY
3 / "BLUE BAYOU"
4 / CLASSIC ROCK
5 / EDGAR WINTER AGAIN
6 / GIVE PIECE A CHANCE
7 / INSIDE
8 / MOODY BLUES
9 / NEED COMFORT? TRY...
10 / 1978
11 / 1975 – 2007
12 / 1967 OR 2007
14 / PROGRESSIVE ROCK
15 / SANTANA IS DANGEROUS
16 / SHE SINGS “INNOCENT”
17 / THE FREEWAY
18 / TODAY I WAKE UP ALIVE
19 / TRANSFORMED
20 / USHER IN THE '70'S
21 / VENTURA HIGHWAY
22 / WALL OF VOODOO
23 / WHAT I HAD TO GO THRU TO GET OUT OF MY HOME
24 / YES

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Publication and Reading!!

Happy to pick up a copy tonight of the Men's Heartbreak Anthology (published by Karineh Mahdessian) at the outdoor publication reading next to the Cypress Park Tunnel. It features many of my fine lining facebook friends: Tim TiptonRobert Rodriguez,Rolland VasinMarvin L. DorseyRobert WilsonAdrian Ernesto CepedaJoe GardnerAlessander XavierER SanchezMichael Ian ChurchmanPhillip Larrea,Murray ThomasJerry GarciaDonny JacksonJuan CardenasAndres BermejoBill FridayJesus Aldana-AlbaAbel SalasConney WilliamsÁngel García,Michael GonzalezMatt SedilloSean HillPeter J. HarrisLuis Javier Rodriguez, and more!

Art Night!

Six of us personed a table last night at the Pasadena Public Library ART NIGHT to sell our words: Carl StilwellDon Kingfisher Campbell (pictured left), Marvin L. Dorsey (pictured right), Yvonne EstradaEli Goitein, and Marie Lecrivain!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Award!

We have our winners! 
Announcing the winner of the 2014 Los Angeles Poet Society Summer Poetry Contest: Alexis Fancher for her award-winning poem, "TONIGHT WE WILL BLOOM FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY"
Alexis wins a $75 cash prize, publication of her poem on our LAPS website, and a LAPS event/reading of her poem!
Runners up: Karen Vande Bossche's poem "July Musings" and Don Kingfisher Campbell's "Joshua Tree Trip" - both of these poems will also be published on the LAPS website.
We received many amazing submissions and want to THANK YOU for submitting your work to the Los Angeles Poet Society! 

Publication!

A couple days ago "Mythology" was my second poem of four to be published on the Cadence Collective website... > http://cadencecollective.net/2014/09/29/mythology/

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Publication and Reading!

Picked up my copy of this deep first Lucid Moose Lit anthology tonight at the publication reading in Long Beach. You should get one too. It's riveting reading featuring some of my favorite poets: Yvonne Estrada,Peggy DobreerMaja TrochimczykMurray Thomas,Karla CorderoChristina MarieJoe GardnerTobi CogswellRaquel Reyes-LopezLeAnne HuntNancy Lynée WooSarah TatroRicki MandevilleDaniel McGinnTerry WolvertonJohn BrantinghamJL MartindaleSteve RamirezPhillip LarreaKarineh MahdessianGraham Smith, and that Kingfisher guy. Copy and paste this link for a video of the proceedings... > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elBGQZAmGYk

Friday, September 19, 2014

Publication!

The second of two poems published on The Camel Saloon poetry website...
http://thecamelsaloon.blogspot.com/2014/09/blue-bayou.html

Featured Reading!

Didn't make the poster, but I was one of almost a dozen featured spoken word poets to perform on the stage inside the sweltering club late last Sunday afternoon. I am also one of three judges for their poetry contest.  https://www.facebook.com/events/560114520760063/permalink/573306282774220/

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Double Publication!!



Wow, it's a first ever poetic twinsie for this daughter and father! Love Poetry Lovers published another of my poems below Kyla Campbell's poem... > http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/

For Kyla Campbell's poem only, click on... >http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/.../beauty-is-your-curse

For my second poem on this site only, click on... >http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/.../97209.../the-artisans

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Publication!


A love poem on Love Poetry Lovers... >
http://lovepoetrylovers.tumblr.com/post/97128169695/wet-affection

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Workshop/Reading!!

Last Friday I led a poetry writing workshop at Beyond Baroque that featured five of my poems and four by Frankie Hernandez.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Publication!

The first of four poems that will be appearing on the Cadence Collective website... >
http://cadencecollective.net/2014/08/03/before-it-was-torn-down/

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Publication!

Two Antiochians published in this appreciation of Maya Angelou... >
http://www.thelakepoetry.co.uk/poetry-archive/maya-angelou-appreciation/

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Interview!

A 2010 KPFK Poets Cafe radio interview of moi performed by Lois P. Jones has been re-posted... >
http://www.timothy-green.org/blog/don-kingfisher-campbell/

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Publication!

Happy to say two classic poems of mine have finally been published in the latest edition of Verse-Virtual... >
http://www.verse-virtual.com/xxxdon-kingfisher-campbell-2014-august.html

Friday, June 20, 2014

Hosting!

Last night I hosted Daniel Yaryan's Sparring With Beatnik Ghosts #55! And got a chance to help CaLokie (BL) perform his poem The Cup Of Coffee That Jack Sipped with Marvin Dorsey (BR).

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Performances!

Saturday, I was one of three featured poets at the above noble event.  I performed my four best political pieces of spoken word: You Have The Freedom, Homo Superior, I Got The American Right, and Joe Sphincter to a very intelligent and engaged audience.
Then, today, I passed out folded cards of and read my classic poem Planet Of The Oreos as a yummy snack after the fulfilling meal of four wonderful poets who featured at the high quality reading series pictured below.