Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic features David McIntire at Art at the Cave gallery, 108 E Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, at 7 p.m. Nov. 10. There’s a $5 suggested donation to attend. Donations can be made in person or through Christopher Luna’s PayPal account (firstname.lastname@example.org). Include a memo stating that the money is for Ghost Town Poetry.
McIntire has taken on numerous occupations over the years including printer, flooring installer, delivery boy, factotum, retail manager, warehouse worker, pharmacy technician, security guard, handyman, Uber driver and roadie. He lived for a time in a converted school bus (dubbed the Poetry Bus). He now lives in a large house with several people and three cats. His third and most recent collection is “Everything I Write Is a Love Song to the World.” In 2016, he toured Sweden with other poets and delivered a live radio performance in Stockholm. His poetry has also been translated into Swedish for local publication.