Tag Archives: Poet

Summer sessions

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 [...]

Monthly meter: stories for YOUR SUMMERTIME reading

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 [...]

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¡events-events! 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 [...]

¡orange postman Events!

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! Celebrate Read more [...]

new book for you! supplemental sonnets, almanac. —Chris Joseph Stancato

Supplemental Sonnets, Almanac. People, Travel, Culture, Humanity, Society at Large. Read more [...]

Love is idle. Three simple words. The Weasels’ Tale.

—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 [...]

24 Hour Short-Story contest winner!

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 [...]

book release!

Super Special Summer Book Release! The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories, Volume I is a coming-of-age story about Trey Carte, his social timeline—a soundtrack of ten chapters, and the budding relationship with his dad. This compelling collection of stories is set in the borough of Belle Vernon, located in Western Pennsylvania.The time is 1977 at a small house on Water Street. A place where the wealth of rich music, a vast collection of vinyl, creates a unique cohesiveness for Trey and his Read more [...]

haiku porticos 1

Haiku Genres in a Modern Style Poetry—evolves.Freedom is the range of change.The reinvention…Haiku Porticos...  Poetry nearly reinvented and brilliant! Really enjoyed the American-Machina 33 style poetry!Poetry in MotionOnce again, Chris Stancato’s’ talents come out in his poetry!RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT THESE NEW HAIKU Haiku Porticos, a chapbook with haiku genres in a modern approach with new names, styles, and the introduction of a new form: American-Machina33. In this time Read more [...]

haiku porticos

by Chris Joseph Stancato https://youtu.be/GE6cAIfgY1E This is the time of technology and speed; of instant gratification and social media platforms. A challenging time for some—a difficult time for others. The fast pace demand is only a simple nod to these times as recognition. What does poetry demand? Some of us will take a direction away from the viral activity, and onto a blue highway—the lifeline of a sacred road map. This entry where local people and shops shoulder the community; Read more [...]