Chris Joseph Stancato
"Every great song, has a great story." This is a quote from my first novella, The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories. For the last seven months I have been attending Broward College for a degree in New Media Communication. My song, influenced by this new academic knowledge and technology and learning another form of poetry called villanelle, is becoming a great story. As a poet of inherited observation it is my obligation to read poetry for an audience. These words Read more [...]
Let's Celebrate Record Store Day with Stories, Sonnets, & Haiku with Music...
"Every Great Song has a Great Story"
Record Store Day is the perfect time for you to support your local record store and artists like myself. My book, The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories Volume I is your summer selection for reading! This is a story about a father and son and their love of music, in particular, vinyl! Chapter by Chapter--Song by Song--You can't go wrong!
The Vinyl Record Collection of Read more [...]
I'll be hosting the Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Event: 21 May Friday in Miami Don't miss this Great Show! Buy Tickets here: BobDylan
I'll be reading a villanelle titled "Tambourine Man #80" to begin the night
We will spend the night honoring Dylan's music & showcasing original music that has spread its way all across the Miami scene. The night's festivities will be hosted by poet & paperback writer Chris Joseph Stancato aka "Orange Postman," who will be speaking Read more [...]
Paperback Writer & PoetOrange PostmanChris Joseph Stancato
March EventsZen Mystery Cafe'Open Mic NightThe Good VibePOP-UP MARKETat The AndersonKerouac Night at Hops and Props: St. PetersburgThe Black Market: MiamiFriday 5th 7pm-11pmSaturday 6th 1pm-7pmFriday 12th 6pm-11pmSaturday 13th 4pm-11pm
Enjoy an Evening of Music, Poetry & Great Food & Beverages
Come join us on March 6th for the first “The Good Vibe” popup market and music showcase The Anderson!
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Supplemental Sonnets, Almanac.
People, Travel, Culture, Humanity, Society at Large.
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—Chris Joseph Stancato
The Weasels' Tale (El cuento de las comadrejas)
Love is idle. Three simple words. The Weasels’ Tale.
On the cornice of comedy, death is always dormant. There is a dark struggle for the comedian to strike the fears of reality and the forces within. The comedian’s delight to humor the crowd dangles high and low, sometimes like a court jester. The court in The Weasels’ Tale is run by a queen, a former starlight actress living in her past. Those court jesters, Read more [...]
The Ballad of One Love
—Chris Joseph Stancato
Chirs Joseph Stancato
The call of crickets outside Beth’s bedroom window annoyed her while she was reading a book on an early Sunday morning. She acknowledged this noise with several stares toward the window. Each time she heard the crickets, her stares at the fall foliage increased. Finally, she had enough. She walked over to the window, opened it, stuck her head out the window which now welcomed the brisk October air, and skimmed over Read more [...]
On the Heels of the Bee's Knees
Who are we gonna call
“Well, it aint gonna
be Ghost Busters.”
“Should I laugh now or
after we die from bee stings,” Daryl said.
Ron crossed his arms,
smiling. “I thought it was funny.”
Daryl crossed his arms
as well, but frowned. “It won’t be funny if mom gets stung.”
“First of all. They
are honey bees,” Ron said.
“Stop right there Mr.
Science,” Daryl said.
Ron looked up at the
large bee hive and didn’t utter Read more [...]