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poetrySpark Weekend - THANK YOU!! - Our collective hard work and effort made poetrySpark weekend a complete success! We earned over $350 this past weekend, which should cover the costs of the event and leave some money in our SparkCon bank account for next year. We’d like to take a mom Pamela Sep 19, 2012 8:37 AM
reserve your stage time to read at SPARKcon - Hi poets!   Interested in reading your poetry on the musicSPARK stage this weekend at www.sparkcon.com? musicSPARK has generously given us 15 minutes every hour on their stage for poets to read their work, the verse of poets they like, Tara L. Sep 12, 2012 7:54 AM
the complete poetry fest schedule - Hi everyone!   SPARKcon is one week from today!   All of poetrySPARK's events are listed in Living Poetry; read more about them below and make sure to 'like' poetrySPARK on Facebook Tara L. Sep 6, 2012 8:38 AM
poetrySPARK Volunteers Needed!!! (Revised) - (Revised to update dates and times. See you there! -B) poetrySPARK is part of SPARKcon, an event that showcases creative talent throughout the Triangle. The SPARKcon takes place from Thursday, September 13th - Sunday, September 16th with daytime Bart B. Aug 29, 2012 8:02 PM
jury announces poetrySPARK's Featured Readers... - The spark jury has selected these six poets as 2012's Featured Readers, congratulations to: Christina Cucurullo Jim Mather Alice Osborn Nancy Posey Tara L. Aug 29, 2012 8:02 PM
poetrySpark VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!! - poetrySpark is part of SparkCon, an event that showcases creative talent throughout the Triangle. The SparkCon takes place from Thursday,  September 14th - Sunday, September 16th with daytime events happening on and around Fayettevill Pamela Aug 29, 2012 6:29 AM
New Meetup:[masked] Poets for Change @ Quail Ridge - Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry! What : [masked] Poets for Change @ Quail Ridge When : Saturday, September 29, Angelika Jul 6, 2012 11:55 AM
Living Poetry Society Book Club - Summer Break - The book club is on hiatus during the months of July and August. We will resume our discussions on September 9th in a new location--the loft at the Raleigh Review in Five Points. September's book is The P Pamela Jul 1, 2012 9:13 AM
Call for Poets - Hello poets!   If you were not able to attend the poetrySPARK Planning Meeting last night, here's the scoop:   We're looking for poets to read film-inspired poe Tara L. Jun 26, 2012 11:15 AM
Monday Poetry Prompt - June 18, 2012 - I’m at a writer’s retreat this week, but my lovely co-organizer, Tara Lynne, has agree Tara L. Jun 18, 2012 7:21 AM
Three Classes in Durham and Raleigh - Hello poets!   Just a quick note that I'll be hosting a few writing classes in Durham and Raleigh in the coming weeks. If you're interested in attending, follow the respective links below to register.   Make it a great Tara L. Jun 16, 2012 1:38 PM
Poet Local Podcast with Terri Kirby Erickson - We recently recorded a podcast with local poet Terri Kirby Erickson where we discussed her poetry, getting published and climbing trees. It's posted to: http://livingpoetrync.podomati­c.com/ Enjoy! Bart B. Apr 8, 2012 5:37 PM
February Workshops for Writers - Hello poets! Around the US 1099s are arriving in writers' mailboxes. Tax time! Go to open mics? Drive to critique groups? Don’t forget to include mileage in your tax deductions. The IRS increased allowable Tara L. Feb 14, 2012 7:43 AM
Poetry Competition - Birgul T. Jan 27, 2012 3:10 PM
Indy Poetry Contest Deadline Approaches - Hi all, Just a little note in case you haven't heard: The Indy's annual poetry contest deadline is February 3rd. (Living Poetry's Ricky Garni won first place last year!) Tara L. Jan 21, 2012 3:19 PM
Join our 3rd Anniversary Celebration!!! - Happy New Year, Everyone! I hope you are well and have enjoyed 2012 so far! For us, it is time to celebrate again: our 3rd Anniversary is this month! Come out to lift Angelika Jan 19, 2012 9:59 PM
Living Poetry Society Book Club - Books for 2012 - Thank you all for your suggestions. Here is the list of books we will be reading from February through October. I'm leaving November and December open in case we hear about other books we must read later in the year. Februar Pamela Jan 16, 2012 8:59 AM
Living Poetry Society Book Club - Art of the Poetic Line - Don't forget--next week we will be reading, James Longenbach's Art of the Poetic Line. Here is an excerpt from the book from the publisher, Graywolf Press: http://www.graywolfpress.org/c­omponent/page,shop.flypage/pro­duct_id,247/category_id,9de Pamela Jan 8, 2012 3:07 PM
Part 2 of Living Poetry's Latest Podcast - Good morning, Living Poetry! Just a little note to let you know Part II of our podcast about dead poets of North Carolina is up and ready for you. You can even subscribe to it on iTunes. Tara L. Dec 19, 2011 6:48 AM
Book Club Selections 2012 - Living Poets, While you're trimming the tree, lighting those Hanukkah candles, or decking the halls in black, red, and green for Kwanzaa, think about the poets you'd like to read in 2012. They may be living or dead, famous or obscure--just a Pamela Dec 15, 2011 10:57 PM
Living Poetry's Latest Podcast - Hello Living Poetry! Hope you're enjoying this festive season! While you're wrapping gifts or stuck in traffic doing your holiday shopping - listen to our latest podcast about the work of dead poets in Nort Tara L. Dec 12, 2011 9:55 AM
Open to Interpretation - first book out & call for poem/prose submissions - Hello Living Poetry! Angelika Dec 6, 2011 12:56 PM
Best of 2011 Contest Reminder - The deadline for Living Poetry's Best of 2011 Contest is fast approaching. RSVP to the Meetup event and email up to three poems to [address removed] before December 15th. It's only $2 per poem and open to poets anywhere and everywhere as lon Bart B. Dec 4, 2011 2:50 PM
Holiday Trip..Anne Barnhill - I'm writing this with tears in my eyes,my family and I came over here to London,United Kingdom for a short vacation. unfortunately,we were mugged at the user 7. Nov 21, 2011 10:53 AM
RE: [poetry-566] Exclusive early offer to LP members: Master Class with Lola Haskins on Jan 22nd - Lo mary Nov 10, 2011 10:46 PM
Exclusive early offer to LP members: Master Class with Lola Haskins on Jan 22nd - Angelika Nov 10, 2011 5:06 PM
Monday Poetry Prompt x 2 - Hello - Good Morning! I am sending out two prompts today, since I won't have access to a computer next Monday. Since next Monday is Halloween, of course, the prompts have to relate... but not the 'write a spooky poem' kind of way Angelika Oct 24, 2011 10:34 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Ekphrastic submissions contest - deadline Oct 20 - Hello, I'm a creative Writing Major out of NC State. I see the judge for the poetry contest is Douglas Beasley in fine artist, I'm just confused as to why he would be judging poetry. Tyree D. Oct 14, 2011 12:12 PM
Ekphrastic submissions contest - deadline Oct 20 - Hello Living Poetry, I've just heard about Angelika Oct 14, 2011 10:47 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Narrative Threads: Call for Poets - Hi Sharon, & user 7. Oct 12, 2011 2:42 PM
Narrative Threads: Call for Poets - Hello, Poets! If you are interested participating in a visual/word collaboration between writers and art quilters for a show that will be presented at the Page-Walker Arts Center this coming June, please contact me for info or send me some samples of y Sharon Elizabeth W. Oct 10, 2011 10:10 PM
Writing Workshops in Raleigh - Hello poets! I bumped into a few of you this week who were interested in learning more about self-publishing. I'm hosting a Self-Publishing Basics workshop in the Five Points area of Raleigh next weekend 10/15 (and it includes br Tara L. Oct 5, 2011 10:43 PM
Re: [poetry-566] LP: Call for Poets who want to perform/recite poetry - I would love to give it a try! Lori --- On Mon, 10/3/11, Angelika <[address removed]> wrote: user 1. Oct 3, 2011 2:31 PM
LP: Call for Poets who want to perform/recite poetry - Hello Living Poetry! Our poetry performance Angelika Oct 3, 2011 12:43 PM
Re: [poetry-566] Psychoanalystics & Creativity - course - As a clinician, I was wondering would CEU's be awarded for such a seminar? F. Khristopher Blue [masked] (Mobile Number) [masked] (Off F. Khristopher B. Sep 29, 2011 6:09 PM
RE: [poetry-566] Psychoanalystics & Creativity - course - i'd be very interested but it would be kind of Ron K. Sep 29, 2011 4:38 PM
Psychoanalystics & Creativity - course - Hello, The Lucy Daniels Foundation offers a course in connecting our inner struggles with our creative process. This is not just geared towards poets or writers... any creative person can attend. If you are interested, th Angelika Sep 29, 2011 4:36 PM
Living Poetry Society Book Club - Selected Levis by Larry Levis - A quick reminder that we will be meeting in two weeks to discuss Larry Levis' collection of selected poems. You can also find a lot of his work on Virginia Commonwealth University's Pamela Sep 25, 2011 11:26 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Monday Poetry Prompt - Hi! I've thought of you often and miss you and Don! There is a wonderful sounding event--- I think, with Diane Kaufman, at the Depot-- a lovely place-- in Hillsboro tomorrow at 1:00 pm--- do you know about it? I will try patti b. Sep 24, 2011 12:01 AM
Monday Poetry Prompt - Hello - Good Morning! This week's prompt is: write a poem using an idiom or set of idioms. Generate all the idioms you can think of involving a particular word or combination of words. Let the ideas fl Angelika Sep 19, 2011 9:30 PM
Grand Prize is a Kindle at Tomorrow's Open Mic - Hello Living Poetry! SPARKcon begins tonight and there's a big weekend ahead. Tomorrow night's poetrySPARK Open Mic will feature prizes. Vote for Best of the Tara L. Sep 15, 2011 6:58 PM
Re: [poetry-566] Monday Poetry Prompt - Preview not available don w. Sep 12, 2011 10:03 PM
Monday Poetry Prompt - Hello - Good Morning! This week's prompt is: write a poem containing these words (or any variation of them): delicate toe deck eager lack quick cut swing clothe, <time of day> If you want, share your poem with us Angelika Sep 12, 2011 9:53 AM
poets needed for online radio show - Hello poets, One of our members, Vanessa Vendola, is looking for people who are interested in reciting their poetry for www.bluesjazzradio.com. If you do not have an mp3 player, you can send your poetry to Vanessa and she wi Tara L. Sep 11, 2011 3:07 PM
Call for Volunteers - poetrySPARK - CALL FOR POETRYSPARK VOLUNTEERS Fri 9/16 Open Mic at Wilmoore Cafe 6:30PM-10:30PM Need: vote collectors, setup/breakdown, ushers, registration Sat 9/17 Poet Tara L. Sep 8, 2011 7:58 PM
Poems for Breast Cancer - Pretty in Pink - Hello poets and poetry lovers, A friend of mine is working with the Pretty in Pink organization to stage a day of pampering for 15-20 women battling breast cancer. She's in charge of coordinating each of the ladies' gift bags and Tara L. Sep 7, 2011 5:42 PM
Need Erotic Poetry Readers for SPARKcon - Hi poets! Please respond to this email ASAP if you're interested in reading at Spark After Dark - the erotic poetry component to SPARKcon (www.sparkcon.com)! It takes place on Thursday, September 15th at 10PM in downtown Raleigh Tara L. Sep 6, 2011 5:54 PM
Living Poetry's Latest Podcast - Hello poets! Just a little note to let you know Living Poetry's latest podcast is up and ready for your listening pleasure. You may access it here: Tara L. Sep 4, 2011 1:40 PM
Poetry Picnic, Oct 22 @ 1-4PM - Hello Living Poetry! Angelika Aug 29, 2011 10:12 AM
Monday Poetry Prompt - Hello - Good Morning! This week's prompt is: write a window poem ... let's imitate Billy Collins: what do you see outside your window, what don't you see there; would you rather want to look outside someone elses Angelika Aug 29, 2011 8:31 AM
Book Club Selections - Hello Living Poet! A little later than promised, but here are the book club selections for the remainder of the year: October: The Selected Levis by Larry Levis November: What the Living Do by Ma Pamela Aug 23, 2011 7:41 PM
For Carrboro Residents - Poets Council - Below is an announcement from Carrboro Parks & Recreation: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: NOT FOR PAID ADVERTISEMENT PRESS RELEASE ABOUT POETS COUNCIL The Town Tara L. Aug 16, 2011 8:09 AM
September Book Club Selection - The Best of It by Kay Ryan - The next book club meeting is Sunday, September 11th at Cameron Village Library. We will be reading Kay Ryan's The Best of It. Read the NY Times review & Pamela Aug 6, 2011 3:43 PM
Cello House Concert ... this Sunday evening! - Hello Everyone! Angelika Aug 1, 2011 11:09 PM
poetrySPARK Call For Poems - Hello Poets, The poetrySPARK Call for Poems is finally up. Submit your poems here: http://www.sparkcon.com/sparks­/poetryspark/call-for-talen Tara L. Aug 1, 2011 6:15 PM
Re: [poetry-566] Merry Holidays & a very happy New Year 2011! - Thank you so much, Angelika! You have accomplished so much in such a short time! While everyone pauses a bit in poetry to enjoy families and loved ones during the holidays, everyone should m user 7. Dec 21, 2010 1:26 AM
Pls take a quick POLL - Hello, We need your input to determine if we should proceed with planning two events in the new year that require commited attendance. Please take a quick peep Angelika Dec 20, 2010 9:25 PM
Re: [poetry-566] Merry Holidays & a very happy New Year 2011! - OH, so nice. Thank you Angelika. I better start crackin'! Ricky PS - any word on reading ricky g. Dec 20, 2010 8:41 PM
Merry Holidays & a very happy New Year 2011! - Hello! Wishing you, your family and loved ones wonder Angelika Dec 20, 2010 7:28 PM
Meetup Cancelled: POET LOCAL - Maureen Sherbondy - POET LOCAL - Maureen Sherbondy, scheduled to occur on Sunday, December 12,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Pamela Dec 9, 2010 10:09 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Sharing Creativity (workshop) - Sharing Creativity (workshop), scheduled to occur on Thursday, December 16,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Pamela Dec 9, 2010 10:07 PM
Re: [poetry-566] New Meetup: POET LOCAL - Maureen Sherbondy - Preview not available MBJ P. Nov 24, 2010 1:13 AM
New Meetup: POET LOCAL - Maureen Sherbondy - I hope you can make it out to see this great poet! PT ==============================­==============================­======================== Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry @ Brier Creek (Raleigh)! Wh Pamela Nov 23, 2010 7:15 PM
Meetup Cancelled: POET LOCAL - Debra Kaufman - The poet is under the weather, so we will reschedule her appearance in March! PT ==============================­======================= POET LOCAL - Debra Kaufman, scheduled to occur on Sunday, November 21,[masked]:00 PM has been Pamela Nov 16, 2010 7:49 PM
New Meetup: POET LOCAL - Debra Kaufman - This month's Poet Local is Debra Kaufman. She will be reading from her latest book, The Next Moment . I hope you will be able to attend! PT =================== Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry @ Brier Creek Pamela Nov 9, 2010 6:05 AM
Book Club: Time Change - Now that the time has changed, the book club is moving up an hour to 2PM on the first Sunday of the month. That way we don't have to drive home in the dark. Please adjust your clocks accordingly! Pamela Nov 8, 2010 9:19 AM
December Book Club Selection: Denise Levertov - Hope you can join us! PT ==============================­========================= http://www.meetup.com/Living-P­oetry-Brier-Creek-Raleigh/cale­nd Pamela Nov 7, 2010 5:03 PM
Merwin Reading at Duke This Thursday!!! - I just thought I'd let you know that the US Poet Laureate is a visiting professor at Duke this year and will be giving a reading on Thursday, October 28th at 7:30 at Pamela Oct 24, 2010 10:27 AM
Exciting news: Jacar Press' Chapbook and Full length Poetry book contest - Hello Everyone! In case you have a manuscript of Angelika Oct 19, 2010 1:58 PM
Re: [poetry-566] Poet Local - Jaki Shelton Green THIS SUNDAY!! - Hello Pam, I would love to attend, but I will be in Maine this week -- please invite me to any future occasions. Ricky Garni On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 5:54 AM, Pamela ricky g. Oct 7, 2010 9:50 AM
Poet Local - Jaki Shelton Green THIS SUNDAY!! - I hope you will be able to make it to our 5th Poet Local event with the first and former NC Piedmont Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green . The event will take plac Pamela Oct 7, 2010 8:54 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Poetry Workshop for Children - I want to go to a workshop for adults. Any recommendations? Thanks. Rosalyn Oct 6, 2010 4:35 PM
Poetry Workshop for Children - Hi all, ? Living Poetry?will be participating with this year's West End Poet's Fest in Carrboro on Saturday, October 16th.?Just wanted to pass along the attached flyer for a kids' poetry Tara L. Oct 6, 2010 4:32 PM
2011 Poetic Form Challenge! (Writer's Digest) - Hello Everyone! Angelika Oct 6, 2010 9:45 AM
Meetup details changed: Sunday Sharing Creativity Poetry Workshop - Next Sunday is the September Last Sunday Sharing Creativity Poetry Workshop. Over the weekend I discovered that the public library in downtown Hillsborough is open on Sundays and they have a very nice meeting room that we can use. If you're com Bart B. Sep 20, 2010 8:06 PM
New Meetup: Beam-Garni Poetry Duet Tandem - Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry @ Brier Creek (Raleigh)! What : Beam-Garni Poetry Duet Tandem When : Friday, September 24, Tara L. Sep 8, 2010 11:35 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Volunteers wanted for leading poetry writing groups! - Angelika, I am very interested in doing this, but I'd like to visit a few to see what would be expected before I dive head first into it. Plus with my schedule lately, I might be kind of hard to work with. I really am interested in Holli M. Sep 7, 2010 8:20 AM
Volunteers wanted for leading poetry writing groups! - Hello Everyone! We are in the process of putting togeth Angelika Sep 6, 2010 10:07 PM
New "Intro to Poetry" Workshop Offering, taught by Alice Osborn - Alice Osborn, W. Sep 6, 2010 8:20 AM
New Meetup: Three Poets: Alex Grant, Dorianne Laux & Joseph Millar @ Flyleaf Books - I thought you might be interested in attending this reading! Pam Assistant Organizer ==============================­==============================­======================== What : Pamela Sep 5, 2010 6:49 PM
New Meetup: POET LOCAL - Jaki Shelton Green - Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry @ Brier Creek (Raleigh)! What : POET LOCAL - Jaki Shelton Green When : Sunday, October 10, Pamela Aug 29, 2010 8:52 PM
Re: [poetry-566] Book Club Registered at Local Bookstores - WOW - awesome, Pam!! Thanks for getting us out there and setting up such wonderful selection for the book club! An Sent from my iPhone - have a lovely day! Angelika Aug 14, 2010 7:33 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Book Club Registered at Local Bookstores - Thanks for your hard work, Pam! Don >>> Pamela 8/13/10 6:19 AM >>> The Living Poetry Society book club is now registered with Quail Ridge Books (Raleigh), Flyleaf Books (Chapel Hill) and the Regulator Bookshop (Durham). Please Don B. Aug 13, 2010 5:32 PM
Book Club Registered at Local Bookstores - The Living Poetry Society book club is now registered with Quail Ridge Books (Raleigh), Flyleaf Books (Chapel Hill) and the Regulator Bookshop (Durham). Please visit these stores and start asking when these books will be available for purchase. Pamela Aug 13, 2010 6:19 AM
No-show Rules - Hello Everyone, I hope you are doing well and staying cool! It is unfortunate and annoying that we are dealing with an increasing number of no-shows (and I include last minute cancellations here, too, since I can't react to them prop Angelika Aug 11, 2010 11:50 PM
poetrySPARK - Poetry on Demand Booth - Hi all, Here's an update for you regarding next month's Poetry on Demand Booth: POETRY ON DEMAND VOLUNTEERS We will be hosting the booth from 10AM-4PM on Saturday, September 18th. I will be scheduling everyone into 2 hour shifts Tara L. Aug 9, 2010 1:12 PM
Living Poetry Society - Book Club, October 3rd - OCTOBER'S PICK : Ballistics by Billy Collins This book is available in the Durha Pamela Aug 7, 2010 7:28 AM
Living Poetry Society - Book Club, September 5th - THIS MONTH'S BOOK : Selected Poems by Theodore Roethke (American Poets Project, 2004) For more details, see the full listing: Pamela Aug 7, 2010 7:19 AM
Living Poetry's First-Ever Poetry on Demand Booth - Hello poets! I am happy to announce that we will be hosting the inaugural Living Poetry on Demand Booth at this year's PoetrySPARK ( http://www.sparkcon.com/sparks­/poetryspar Tara L. Jul 8, 2010 9:27 AM
Living Poetry is now on Facebook - Hello poets! We are happy to announce that Living Poetry is now on Facebook. You may become a fan here: http://ww Tara L. Jul 7, 2010 11:23 AM
How to start and lead a writing group succesfully! - workshop Jul 18th, 9 - 5 PM - Hello Everyone! I hope you had a fantastic 4th of July weekend! In ten days we are hosting Richard Krawiec and Grey Brown leading us through a full day of techniques and ideas for starting and maintaining a writing group. Angelika Jul 7, 2010 10:11 AM
Re: [poetry-566] Living Poetry Book Club: After by Jane Hirshfield - Hi Pam, I am so sorry to miss this first book club meeting!! Since I h Angelika Jun 27, 2010 4:01 PM
Living Poetry Book Club: After by Jane Hirshfield - THIS MONTH'S PICK: After by Jane Hirshfield Here are a few related links for Jane Hirshfield: Pamela Jun 27, 2010 9:24 AM
Meetup details: Living Poetry Society - Book Club - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Living-P­oetry-Brier-Creek-Raleigh/cale­ndar/13923994/ When: Sun Pamela Jun 27, 2010 9:05 AM
New Meetup: Poets Open Mic - Open Eye Cafe - Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry @ Brier Creek (Raleigh)! What: Poets Open Mic - Open Eye Cafe When: Tuesday, July 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Eye Cafe 101 S. Greensboro St Carrboro, NC[masked] Tara L. Jun 17, 2010 7:59 PM
RE: [poetry-566] Heads-up: training workshop for writing group facilitation - Message user 8. Jun 16, 2010 10:22 PM
Re: [poetry-566] REMINDER: POET LOCAL - Bruce Lader - If all goes well, I'll be in Jamaica, but keep me in mind for next time. Dolores --- On Wed, 6/16/10, Pamela <[address removed]> Djohnson Jun 16, 2010 5:49 AM
REMINDER: POET LOCAL - Bruce Lader - We are happy to have Bruce Lader as our 4th Poet Local this Sunday, June 20th at 3:00 PM! Bruce is the author of four published volumes, including the full-length book "Landscapes of Longing" published by Main Street Rag in 2009 and new chapbook Pamela Jun 15, 2010 8:51 PM
Heads-up: training workshop for writing group facilitation - Angelika Jun 10, 2010 7:39 PM
New Meetup: Main Street Rag - Reading/Open Mic - Announcing a new Meetup for Living Poetry @ Brier Creek (Raleigh)! What: Main Street Rag - Reading/Open Mic When: Thursday, June 10,[masked]:00 PM Where: Flyleaf Books 752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Chapel H Pamela Jun 7, 2010 9:16 PM

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