Meet other folks who love poetry or write poems. Each time we meet, at a local coffee house, we'll share poems that we love. Either from our favorite poets or from our own collection that we've written.

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Recent Meetups

  • April 21, 2013 · 10:00 AM

    Tweet Poem

    5 Poetry enthusiasts | 5.00 5.001

    With the advent of the "smart" phone, idiot phones, and other electronic devices of abbreviated attention spans, I thought we would do the tweet poem. What is the tweet... Learn more
  • April 7, 2013 · 10:00 AM

    Mash-up Poetry

    8 Poetry enthusiasts | 4.00 4.002

    Find some headlines in the paper and cut out 2 -3 headlines or captions. Bring your captions to the group and we will place them in a hat, mix them up, and than have... Learn more
  • March 17, 2013 · 10:00 AM


    5 Poetry enthusiasts

    Limericks are a poetry style that follows the rhyme and meter of AABBA. If you want to write about ABBA, then let your 70s Swedish pop music muse take you there,... Learn more
  • March 10, 2013 · 10:00 AM

    Meetup at the Fat Straw, for tea and some sharing of our favorite works,

    8 Poetry enthusiasts

    Thought we'd try The Fat Straw for a slight change of venue to share a few of our favorite poems. This may be a good place to engage in group poetry/therapy.
  • March 3, 2013 · 10:00 AM

    Leave it to Cleave Poems

    4 Poetry enthusiasts | 5.00 5.001

    A cleave poem is expressed through a dichotomy of ambiguous statements, feelings, moods, emotions. Think of it as two poems in one. The cleave is the fissure between the... Learn more
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    Matthew Matthew­ joined
    4 days ago
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    Shawn Aveningo

    "Just wanted to send all of you an nvitation to submit a poem or story to our upcoming anthology which will be published this fall. We're accepting submissions now thru May 1st and it's shaping up to be a really fun book!..."

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    Ella Ella­ joined
    March 30
    "Hi there"
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    Mike Davis Mike Davis joined
    March 25
    Mike Davis
    "I started to write poetry in the 7th grade I am now 44 going on 45 got published by Write Around Portland. Looking for groups that I can shared may writing and my ideas about publishing a book in the future. I like the writer Poe and Shakespeare."
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    Joel Antonio Vásquez Joel Antonio Vásquez joined
    March 12
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    Valerie Rose Valerie Rose joined
    February 22
    Valerie Rose
    "POrtland, I was born inside side of your rose blossom. I dig poetry eccentric, abstract, what have you. A bit shy, so I write. Thanks !"
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    Scottie Grimes Scottie Grimes joined
    February 18
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    February 9
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    Christina Renee Mathews Christina Renee Mathews RSVPed Yes­ for Coffee and Poetry
    January 29
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    Christina Renee Mathews Christina Renee Mathews joined
    January 29
    Christina Renee Mathews
    "Hey.. I'm Christina aka.. Chrissy I moved from grants pass or to forest grove or about a year and half ago with my 1 1/2 yr old daughter Jazzmyn to be happy. I'm 31, engaged, and happy. I'm very outgoing and love to meet new ppl, luv art, poetry!"
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