Madison Metro and Madison’s poet laureates are accepting short poems, haiku, prose poems or excerpts from longer poems for Bus Line Poetry. The theme is “Write Your Madison.” Written and video submissions are accepted through January 31st. Entries can include up to three poems. For more info, visit mymetrobus.com/poetry.
Today, Madison Area Urban Ministry hosts a Re-Entry Service Fair with guest speaker Hope Edgren, Case Manager at Porchlight. This is from 3:30 to 5:30pm at Villager Mall Community Room, 2300 South Park Street. For more info, call 608-256-0906.
This afternoon is another Vigil Against the Drone outside the gates of Volk Field. This is a legal vigil on public property. It will be a solemn vigil, remembering the victims of U.S. government drone attacks. Gather at 3pm for introductions, then process together to the gates of the base for a one-hour vigil. Stand in silence or read poems and stories about the effects of drone warfare. For directions and carpooling info, call Bonnie at 608-256-5088 or Kathy at or 608-278-0483.