Come enjoy a nice night of poetry reading & sweet treats at Smallcakes Pearland Parkway's Event Room. The selection chosen for the first Poetry Book Club is: GOOD POEMS includes verse about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendance. It features the work of classic poets, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Robert Frost, as well as the work of contemporary greats such as Howard Nemerov, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds. It's a book of poems for anybody who loves poetry whether they know it or not. Outside food and alcoholic beverages are permitted; however, all desserts and all drinks will need to be purchased in the bakery. Fare includes keto desserts, gluten-friendly, vegan, cupcakes, truffles, macarons, brownies, cookies, ice cream, coffee, soft drinks, and water. (Daily specials are available online and on Facebook.) Please read a few poems (at least!) from our chosen book. Each member will be asked to read aloud from one poem and tell why they appreciated it. (If someone else also likes your chosen poem, be ready to have a second-favorite.) Suggestions for books will always be encouraged. PLEASE INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO JOIN US!