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

  • May 18 · 10:00 AM

    Coffee and Poetry

    14 Poetry enthusiasts | 3.00 3.001

    The Living Room Bistro in Oregon City has plenty of room for a group to get together and read, write, give positive feedback to poetry lovers, writers and those who just... Learn more
  • 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

    Limericks

    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.
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  • New Member
    nichole nichole­ joined
    August 17
    nichole
    "I'm just looking to meet new people with similar interests."
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    July 23
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    Anna Anna­ joined
    July 13
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    Jo Ann Jo Ann joined
    July 7
    Jo Ann
    "Hi ~ I'm Jo Ann, a Freelance Writer . . . working on a poetry book and other writing projects at the moment."
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    Alexandra Kaercher Alexandra Kaercher joined
    June 30
    Alexandra Kaercher
    "Hi! New to PDX and fancy myself a decent writer."
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    Zachary Em Zachary Em joined
    June 26
    Zachary Em
    "I'm a creative person who enjoys design, architecture, and the arts. Originally from Detroit, I moved to Portland to start fresh, where I do freelance visual art and graphic design. I'm also a comic book fan, Tarot reader, and poetry lover."
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    Sara Winston Sara Winston joined
    June 17
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    Staci Manwell Staci Manwell joined
    June 15
    Staci Manwell
    "I enjoy poetry and have a daughter who is finding her new love of it also. We're looking for like minded folks."
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    Barry W. Kennedy Barry W. Kennedy joined
    June 13
    Barry W. Kennedy
    "I'm a retired electrical engineer, published author, freelance writer who has published poetry, paints paintings of my poetry, and is learning how to play the guitar to be a part of my poetry readings. I plan to include them in a book."
 
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