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Sunday Kind of Love

Sunday Kind of Love is a monthly open mic and reading series that features emerging and established poets from the Washington, DC area and around the nation. The event is hosted by Rasha Abdulhadi. An open mic segment will follow the readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.


Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month 

Time: 5-7 pm

Location: Busboys and Poets (14th & V), 2021 14th St, NW, Washington, DC, 20009

Cost: $5 (Tickets can be purchased online on the day of the event via Busboys and Poets' Eventbrite page. As available, tickets may also be purchased at the door.)  


The venue is wheelchair accessible but does not have automated doors. The stage in this room has steps. To make the stage area more accessible for all readers, featured poets and open mic participants should prepare to read from a floor-level stage area in the back of the room.

Split This Rock strives to make its programs and materials accessible to all. If you have questions about accessibility or requests for specific accommodations, please contact Split This Rock at or 202-787-5210. Advance notice of two weeks or more allows us to seek out and offer more options for accommodation requests


December's Sunday Kind of Love features Nicole Homer and Sami Miranda.

Collage of images of poets Nicole Homer and Sami Miranda. Nicole Homer stands in the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in a black sleeveless shirt looking over their right shoulder at the camera. Sami Miranda's self portrait is a linoleum block print of his face. He is wearing glasses and has a beard.

About Nicole Homer and Sami Miranda:

Nicole Homer is a New Jersey based writer and educator. Her work can be found in the American Academy of Poets Poem-a-Day, Muzzle, The Offing, Winter Tangerine, Rattle, The Collagist and elsewhere. A fellow of both The Watering Hole and Callaloo, Nicole serves as an Editor and regular contributor at BlackNerdProblems, writing critique of media and pop culture, and as faculty at the Pink Door Writing Retreat for Women and Gender Non-conforming Writers of Color. Their full-length collection, Pecking Order (Write Bloody), was an Eric Hoffer Poetry Award winner and Paterson Poetry Prize finalist. As the 2018 Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence at The Frost Place, she lived in Robert Frost’s Franconia home, drank coffee, and worked on her next project, Fast Tail. They lurk online as @realnicolehomer and

Sami Miranda is a teacher, poet and visual artist. Originally from the Bronx he has made his home in Washington, DC. He is the author of two collections of poetry, We Is (ZozobraPublishing) and Departure (Central Square Press). His artwork has been exhibited in DC, New York, Madrid, and Puerto Rico. He collaborates with musicians, visual artists and other poets and curates a reading series at The American Poetry Museum.



Watch this video from the reading on March 19, 2017 which featured a special theme of migration as part the Because We Come From Everything Campaign.



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