Last April, six poets from Central Jersey got together to compile a bunch of syllables together into a book. After a year of meditations to get in touch with nature, slam battles of insulting mean-ku, and copious amounts of black coffee in late night diners, a collaboration of haiku finally unveils itself in their new book:
5, 7, then 5.
We must tell a whole story
In just three short lines.
Debuting 6 pm on Saturday April 7, 2012 at Turnstile Coffee Roasters, located at 1607 Highway 71 Belmar, New Jersey, the book release party will feature the works of Keith Baird, Anthony Defabritus, Andrew "Ink" Feindt, Josh "Dogmatic" Matson, Heidi Moon, and Jason Portizo, as well as musical performances by Justin Roberts, Accidental Seabirds, and Elevator Art. There will be no cover charge, and the book will be available at a discounted price of $7. Come to the show, drink some coffee, get a signed book, meet some great poets, and support local literature, music, and art! For more information, "Like" the book on facebook at facebook.com/57then5.