Ford, Terry and Datcher join Berry at coffeehouse
Columbia resident Meikil Berry, a playwright, poet and storyteller, will be the host of a coffeehouse at 5 p.m. Sunday in the Cover to Cover Bookstore Cafe in the Owen Brown Village Center.
Baltimore coffeehouse favorites Paul Ford, Jaki Terry and Griffin Datcher will make guest appearances.
Ms. Berry, who has appeared Cafe Montage and the Moun Vernon Coffeehouse in Baltimore, will read from her collection of poetry, "Closet Blues," which is scheduled for publication next summer.
Paul Ford, author of two books of poetry, speaks in a rainbow o voices, rhythms and poetic gestures.
A writer since age 6, Jaki Terry has compiled four volumes o prose and poetry, including the recently published "Testimony."
Griffin Datcher has performed in schools, colleges, churches coffeehouses, jails, and on radio and television since the 1970s. His theme is "finding equitable solutions to human problems."
* Oakland Mills: 9400 block of Kilimanjaro Road: Someone cut the nylon netting to a baseball batting cage and bent its support pole behind Oakland Mills High School Thursday or Friday.
* Long Reach: 5900 block of Tamar Drive: Someone smashed the driver's side window to a 1991 Ford Mustang Monday or Tuesday. The window frame also was bent.
* Owen Brown: 11000 block of Broken Land Parkway: Someone stole a purse from a bottom desk drawer at the Ryland Group building Monday.