Should You Read Poetry Aloud?

My experience at an Open Mic

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My local Arts Council has an Open Mic once a month. I have always participated in their activities related to my artwork, and between that and seeing their exhibits, I never quite understood how an open mic fit into their repertoire. But I have recently reached out to them, and after discussing my poetry and passion for writing, I ended up on their very tight, highly sought list of…