Mary Ann Bedwell, left, listens as Alyssa Anderson finishes reading her poem, "Cosmos," during Tuesday night's SpoFest Valentines show at the Liberty Center. The evening featured local poets sharing works about love and relationships. Anderson wrote her poem Monday night.
Abe Kropp read his work in public for the first time as part of Tuesday night's event. His two poems, "My Dearest Valentine" and "Happy Valentine's Ñ Dearest," were tributes to his wife, Sherry.
Poets, family members and friends filled the lobby of the Liberty Center for Tuesday night's SpoFest Valentine's show, which featured more than 15 performers.