Graduating Southeast Poets to Give ‘Last Stand’ Reading at Barnes and Noble


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 27, 2005 ᾰ Onlookers will soon see once and for all who’s the sharpest shot with a simile and who has awfully amazing aim with assonance.

The Department of English at Southeast Missouri State University and Barnes & Noble Booksellers will present “The Last Stand,” a farewell poetry reading for graduating seniors and master’s candidates.

The readers will showcase their original work at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Cape Girardeau at 8 p.m. May 6. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Susan Swartwout at (573) 651-2641, or e-mail