Venice Beach Poets

The Venice Beach Poet’s Monument consists of four concrete walls engraved with 18 verses written by some of the neighborhood’s best-known poets. Jim Morrison and Charles Bukowski are among the more famous scribes represented,

Also represented, Wanda Coleman. Here is a sample from her published work.

About God & Things

By Wanda Coleman
i want to have your child
cuz upon losing you
i’ll have more than memory
more than ache
more than greatness
i’ll have laughter

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I'm blogging about poetry, land art, haiku, women artists, road trips, and Baba Yaga at Miriam's Well ( The well is ALWAYS looking to publish poetry on our themes, sudden fiction, and guest bloggers and musers.

1 thought on “Venice Beach Poets

  1. What a fine surprise finding your Venice Beats post. Tony Scibella was a good friend/mentor. He spent some years in Denver where I grew up. Also celebrated on the wall: Stuart Z. Perkoff. Thanks!

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