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Poetry at Main Street Cafe

Poetry at Main Street Cafe

122 Main Street
North Easton, Massachusetts 02356

First Mike Amado Invitional Slam April 29 through May 27, 2009

  • Poetry at the Main St Cafe presents the First Annual Mike Amado Invitional Slam at 122 main St No. Easton Ma.
  • The Slam will be held on April 29th & the slam finals will be on May 27th
  • The top two scores from April  will move on to the finals in May. 
  • The Spoken Warrior Award named for Mike will be presented to the winner of the  contest in October 2009. 
  • This will be an invitional contest.


  • All entries must be recieved by  March 9th 2009.
  • All interested parties Must e-mail 
    The subjectline MUST READ: Mike Amado Invitional Slam

Please include:

  • Your Name
  • & town. &  a sample poem


  • Each Poet will have 3 mintues to read their poem if the poet runs over time will be penalized 1 point per mintue. 
  • There will 2 rounds per slam. Each poet will bring 2 poems & they will be judged accordingly.
  • Judges will be chosen from the auience the number of judges will be 5.
  • Each Judge will rate each poem from 0-10.
  • The highest and lowest scores will be dropped, giving each poet a score of 0-30 points

You will be judged on:

  • 1) Voice & articulation
  • 2) Physical Presence
  • 3) over-all score


Good luck to all!

May the spoken word live on.


Sean C. Theall
Poetry@ The Main St. Cafe

Poetry is its own reward!

Poetry readings the last Wednesday evening of each month (except December)

Hosted by Sean Theall

Sean Theall is not only your poetry host at Main Street Cafe, he is also the author of three of three chapbooks including Tag Your It! Adventures in Poetry Tag, The Poet's Address, and Gothic Verses: The Halloween Collection.  Click on the link above to learn more.   


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