Shiv Mirabito-Woodstock, New York 2015

Organizer: Shiv Mirabito

Woodstock FBSaturday September 26th, 5 to 8pm – 100,000 Poets for Change!

An annual global event where thousands of poets will gather for world peace, see for more information.

Full Moon Bonfire, Vegetarian Potluck & Open Mic Poetry. Please bring drinks, snacks & poems to share. Featured poets to be announced*

The Shivastan Poetry Ashram is a book shop, art gallery & grassroots co-operative promoting poetry, friendship, wisdom & compassion for all beings located in central Woodstock NY*

Frequent gatherings involve an outdoor sunset bonfire in a beautiful secret garden; a poetry open mic where everyone is invited to read in the round in an informal setting; & usually a potluck with everyone bringing vegetarian snacks & drinks to share with the many local writers, artists, musicians & those who love them, & anyone who wants to just observe & enjoy.

All events are free & open to the public.

Donations to help survivors of the recent Nepal earthquakes are welcome*

The Shivastan Poetry Ashram was started by poet & publisher Shiv Mirabito. His small press, Shivastan {Woodstock~Kathmandu}, has published poetry chapbooks & broadsides on handmade paper in Nepal since 1997. These publications & more Beat Poetry memorabilia can be seen at the Ashram. As well as thousands of new, used & rare books the Ashram Bookshop has art, jewelry & crafts from local artists & from Nepal & India.

All proceeds from sales go to help survivors of the recent Nepal earthquakes*

The Shivastan Poetry Ashram is located in Central Woodstock at 6 Hillcrest Ave. (1 block from Woodstock Town Hall, up Neher St., Next to the American Legion, in the back of the driveway). For information please call 845 679 8777 or please see the fun & informative page on Facebook. The Ashram is open every afternoon 12 to 6pm*


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