#Piku314 (Babs McGrory)
Born: August 04 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA
Resides: Fenwick Island, Delaware, USA
E-mail: Piku (dot) Poetry (at) gmail (dot) com
Former morning-radio show host, and the new State of Delaware Beat Poet Laureate (2019-2021). Founder of Vowel Mouth Poetry; Creator of #Piku314; Self-employed eco-soldier at TREAD Delmarva, enthusiastic shutterbug at Just Delmarvalous, novice self-publisher at Mouthing-Off Press, unknown podcaster at My Dad's Crazy Old Vinyl Albums, pole-to-pole pugilist at Litterbox Riot Blog, wanna-be conglomeration at B.ink #Binkstuff.
Awards and Other Honors:
Delaware Beat Poet Laureate 2019 - 2021; Featured participant in 2018 Golden Haiku contest; National Poetry Press Certificate of Merit, 1984.
Pi(e)-ku Poetry - a zine of bite-sized poems to help fight hunger (March, 2019 - Mouthing-Off Press)
"city skyline" - Golden Haiku contest judge's favorites displayed in the District's Golden Triangle, March, 2018; "cloudy sunrise" - Human/Kind Journal Issue 1.2, Jan. 2019; "picking fruit" - The Ekphrastic Review; Ekphrastic Challenge: Teresa Vito, In Equipoise, July, 2019; "good night kiss" - Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal July, 2019.