We were in a crowded upstair room and I shared the spotlight that evening with a fellow Delaware Poet, Stephen P. Koelsch. He read first and I finished them off, so to speak.
We were different styles so nothing clashed. I believe Steve read several Poems that would appear later in his book, Dancing Bare. His poems were more inward and introspective. Mine tend to bounce about a bit,,jolly to sombre and what I read came from different decades of my life and varied collections.
This is Steve contemplating a poem while seated at a table in Franco's a year later.
I decided to record a rereading of my program that night and preserve it for mankind, assuming man is kind and will accept it.
Here is the film: