Forty-four…

…is the number of poems that we–Logan Breitbart, Caro Macon, Carlo Matos, Daniela Olszewska, Rachel Penn, Eric Plattner, Andrea Rehani, Becky Wills, Shane Zimmer and I–wrote while doing Poems While You Wait

010

…at a wedding reception…019

…in Buffalo Grove: 018

Thanks to the bride and groom for having us… 011

…and to all the guests who commissioned poems on such topics as “White Castle,” “Vegas,” “Mother Russia,” “Sisters,” “Broadway Theater,” and “Unrequited Love” on a thunderstormy Saturday night in the suburbs.