Short Order Poetry

Since 2011, Chase Public has been writing poems with strangers. A poet has a brief conversation with a member of the public, then turns the stories or situations they shared into a poem, for free.

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To bring Kurt & Kremena's Tattoo Project to Cincinnati, ArtWorks invited Chase Public to write a poem in the form of a love letter to Cincinnati. The poem, "Seven Hills and a Queen to Name Them," would be posted on buildings around Cincinnati and tattooed on individuals who call Cincinnati home.

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