Part-Time Rhyme: a project by intern Bailey Glazer

Developed by Girls' Club Spring 2015 graphic design intern Bailey Glazer, Part Time Rhyme aims to connect the visual with the literary arts in a multi-disciplinary mash up of poetics and aesthetics.

In honor of National Poetry Month, Girls’ Club invites the public to create original, rhyming poems inspired by artwork in Girls’ Club’s current exhibit, "The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona."

With a mission to inspire the hidden poet inside everyone...

We're inviting artists, students, writers, laymen and the creatively-uninclined to try their hand at a rhyming scheme. To help activate these 'part time' poets, Girls' Club offers its exhibition of 42 works of contemporary art as an inspirational tool.

Artwork from Nina Chanel Abney, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Aramis Gutierrez, Allison Elizabeth Taylor, Lori Nix, Amy Cutler, Lisa Sanditz, and Paco Pomet.

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How to be a Part-Time Poet

Once a week throughout the poetic month of April, two pieces from the current exhibit will be posted via this Facebook event page.

All are invited to comment or post an original, short poem using any rhyming scheme you wish. Please no free verse. Only original material and authored by its poster will be considered. By posting a poem, you are agreeing to allow Girls' Club to publish the work online and in print with proper credit.

'Like' your favorite poems and share with your friends!

At the end of the month, Girls' Club will publish a zine with favorite poems and disperse, for free, during the Last Saturday Artwalk in Fort Lauderdale on April 25, 2015, 6-10pm, and at partnering locations around South Florida.


Part-Time Rhyme Zine, 2015

Part-Time Poets

Listed in Zine appearance order

Darnel Giovani
Bailey Glazer
Allie Murray
Amanda Michelle Perez
Sarah Notley
Dom Inic
Jan Chia
Skyla Walker
LeeBetsy Prendergast
Megan Castellon
Sarah Axelrad
Amy Murray
Morgan Glazer
Mercedes Lardizabal
Nicholas O'Hare
Erica Mohan

part-time rhyme 2015


Partners in Rhyme

Find free copies of Part-Time Rhyme at partnering locations in Broward and Miami.

Miami Zine Fair: the best and only annual zine fair in Miami, from Exile Book, O'Miami and YoungArts
Radio-Active Records: hands down our favorite record store, ever, here in Fort Lauderdale
The Laser Wolf: our most favorite 'no jerks, yes beer' bar, here in Fort Lauderdale
BREW Urban Cafe Next Door: our favorite ultra cool coffee ship, here in FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale
Gramps: our favorite bar in Miami with nightly adventures in art/music/dance/bingo/karaoke/film and other super cool events, in Wynwood, Miami
Panther Coffee: our favorite ultra cool coffee shop, in Wynwood, Miami