Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative (Grey-Bruce)


2003 Schedule:                                            (GO to 2004 Schedule)


February 14:

For everyone in love with life     -     celebrate valentine’s day

with poetry by       Liz Zetlin  & five course meal  

Winner of the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour, Liz Zetlin marries love with laughs. After listening to Liz, you walk out the door & everything seems a little more miraculous. Her love of food and gardening will accent appetites throughout the sensuous menu by Chef Dawna Proudman. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

at    Along the Picket Fence   TEA ROOM

515 Main Street North, Mount Forest  FRIDAY, February 14

6:30 p.m.  Tickets $30. (519) 323-9643



WORDS ALOUD Grey/Bruce Poetry Cooperative presents


2003 UNESCO's World Poetry Day &

Dialogue Through Poetry Readings


Friday, March 21st, 2003, at 7:30 PM



At the  BEAN CELLAR in Owen Sound

(next to the Roxy Theatre)

 For more information,

GO TO 210303


For a full roster of poets and our Reading Schedule for Friday Night:

GO To: poetryschedule


June 22, 2003:

Words Aloud invites you to Celebrate Summer

Spoken Words for the Solstice

Sunday, June 22, 2003             7:30 p.m. until dark

Southampton Café  -  rooftop patio
poetry, prose, laughter with
Jennifer Frankum, Paul Scott, Anne Duke Judd,  and others...

tickets $5.00 include dessert and specialty coffee or tea by chef Armen Higgins

donations accepted for local literacy programs


July 1, 2003 – Tuesday, Canada Day 7:00 pm


Daniel Kolos launches his first poetry collection,

                   Slipped Out


Come early and join Anne and Daniel, Michael and Matthew

for a lamb roast, a croquet game, a walk around the Labyrinth

and a swim, but BYOB and musical instruments and lawn chairs


Priceville Fireworks at dusk!!!       All activities are free  For information, e-mail damilos@bmts.com

The Slipped Out poetry collection is $20.00, tax included

(Visa, MasterCard, check and cash accepted)

This First Edition of 110 collectible copies was printed and hand bound by Gavin Stairs of Pendas Productions, London, Ontario



Friday, July 4th, 7:30 PM


13th  Annual Art Garden opening

and Self Portrait show


The Flesherton Gallery and Local Colour


With Poetry Reading by the members of

Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative:

Judy Lowry

Liz Zetlin

Barbara MacKay

Daniel Kolos


Followed by a Drum Jam at 10:00 PM



July 12, 2003


Eugenia Gold Rush Festival

 Eugenia Falls pavilion, 1:30 pm


Ode to the Gold Rush:

Daniel Kolos, a member of the Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative, reads commissioned poem:

Fool’s Lure


Junior Poetry contest


Grades 7-8 entries:            Rhyme Form Delivery Prize

1.       Jason Ducket                   9          6          9          1st

2.       Reuben McCallum          7          5          5

3.       Jinger Lorenz                  8          5          5

4.       Brittany Brown                8          7          8          2nd

5.       Maia Lemon                    7          8          5          3rd


Grades 4-5 entries:

      1.  Zoe Zetland                  6          8          8          2nd

      2.  Brook Fuller                 9          8          5          1st

      3.   Devon Kloosterboer   10         5          5

      4.   Wade Walker              8          8          5          3rd

      5.  Andrea Jansen              5          7          5


Those who did not attend automatically received 5 points for Delivery.

Points for Rhyme were also awarded as ‘Structure’ for those entries where Rhyme was irrelevant.


Junior Poetry contest

More information will be forthcoming!



What is Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative?


A group of independent poets who regularly bring the spoken word to the many communities of Grey and Bruce Counties (in Ontario).  Membership is by participation.




Daniel Kolos


currently acting as Coordinator


Liz Zetlin



Anne Duke Judd



Jennifer Frankum



Dawna Proudman



Jon Radojkovic