DROPKICKpoetry in the Port
July 6th! Mark it on your calanders, 'cause the DROPKICKpoet Cyrus Parker is coming to Keyport, New Jersey, as a featured poet at the Poetry in the Port open mic series! This won't be the first time Cyrus has read at Poetry in the Port, but it will be his first time as a feature, so you won't want to miss this! You can head over to the event page for more details. Until then, make sure you check out the Poetry in the Port facebook page and give it a "like" so you can stay up-to-date on this, and future events!
Parker is a pro wrestler turned poet, hailing from a small town in New
Jersey, along with his poetess fiancée, Amanda Lovelace. Originally from
Michigan, where he spent half a decade working in the local independent
wrestling scene, Cyrus is now trading literal dropkicks for literary
dropkicks as he puts wrestling on the backburner to pursue his other
A creative writing major at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ, the self-proclaimed DROPKICKpoet has set out on an endless search to find his voice, and himself, through the written word. When he’s not illegibly scrawling away in his journal or typing away on his next project, Cyrus can be found either napping excessively after consuming massive amounts of caffeine, or wandering around aimlessly, trying to be the very best Pokémon Master that ever lived.
The forthcoming DROPKICKromance is Cyrus’ debut poetry collection.
release date: TBA
From pro wrestler turned poet Cyrus Parker comes an unapologetic collection of poetry dealing with love, heartbreak, and finding hope when hope is lost. In DROPKICKromance, Cyrus touches on both the high points and low points of love, and how so often, the right choice isn't always the easy choice to make.
poetry in the port - featured reading
thursday, july 6th at 7pm
50 w front st., keyport, new jersey 07735