Bio: Jerry Brunoe, a Wasco, was raised on the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon. He briefly and sporadically attended Oregon State University. His poetry has appeared in multiple literary magazines. He pretends to know what he is doing at Toe Good. Toe Good: www.toegood.com Toe Good publishes artists dedicated to their craft and seeks work from underrepresented artists of all genres. Music by Kevin MacLeod and Lino Rise The mission of Quintessential Listening: Poetry is to provide a forum to examine topical events and contemporary issues through the power of poetry. Hosted by Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram, the live format offers poets and spoken word artists opportunities to either showcase their own poetry or the works of others. The show also offers poets the freedom to give voice as well as bear witness to the social, cultural, racial, political, health, global, gender, economic and environmental issues that affect all of our lives.