Premiere episode of Mike “the PoeT” Sonksen’s series on the history of LA Poetry since the 1980s, produced by http://www.Poetry.LA. Sonksen is a poet, performer, journalist, historian, tour guide, teacher, and mentor of teen writers. His book “I Am Alive in Los Angeles!” (iUniverse, Inc., 2006) is included in the curriculum of several universities and high schools. His book, “Poetics of Location,” was published in 2016 by Writ Large Press. A 3rd-generation Angeleno, much of his writing celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of the LA scene.