A poem called At the Pentecostal Baths won Pablo Miguel Martinez the Oscar Wilde Award three years ago. The poem details a businessman's visit to a glory hole: "A room filled with men, yes / Lightness years away. / He waits for the coming / of the Paraclete..." Martinez, who also won the Chicano/Latino Literary Prize, is today's featured poet at the First Friday reading series. 8:30 p.m. Inprint House, 1520 West Main. For information, visit www.inprinthouston.org/first-fridays. Free.
Fri., June 4, 8:30 p.m., 2010