Poets at the Bench
Find a spot on the bench, bring a blanket or chair and sit on our carpet of leaves. Poetry Bench readings are free, no sign-up sheet, no microphone, no critiques. Readings at the Poetry Bench are open to all poets and is a safe place to share your work and enjoy a hidden corner of our beloved Balboa Park. Read your own poems, or poems by a favorite poet. Poems, prose, short stories, all styles are appreciated. If you aren't in the mood to read, then enjoy a peaceful hour of poetry. Poets from all over San Diego county read with us, new poets, young poets, seasoned poets, poet appreciators. Poets at the Bench meet on the last Sunday of every month.