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Broken Poet Book Release at Books & Books Coral Gables

Social Event, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word

Broken Poet is a Miami based author who began to publish his poetry on Facebook about two years ago. His Facebook page was simply called Broken Poet. The popularity of this page soon grew. Broken Poet began to share his poetry around South Florida at various open mics - eventually turning some of his poems to song. Based on these live performances, including a top 4 Performer at Buskerfest Miami 2017, the popularity of his work grew even stronger. Some of his work and some of his performances can be viewed at You can also find quite a bit of his poetry on the Facebook page Broken Poet. On May 6, 2018, at 6:00 PM, at the Books & Books in Coral Gables (265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, Florida) the Broken Poet will celebrate the publication of his first book, the self titled “Broken Poet - a book of lyrics.” Published by Miami based publisher, Jitney Books, Broken Poet’s first novel is a collection of poems, lyrics and short stories. The stories range from the wonder of love to the darkness of the opioid epidemic - all written with a sense a hope and faith that will make you “keep on walking, one day at a time.” At this book signing, Broken Poet will perform some of the songs and will read some of the poems that have made him popular in the South Florida area - and everyone introduced with a few stories in between. The event is fee and open to the public. Broken Poet’s debut book will be available for sale. Broken Poet will be available to sign any book purchased to thank those who support his art. Contact information C. David Durkee 305-978-6358.