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New Mexico State Poetry Society--Albuquerqu­e Chapter Meeting

  • North Domingo Baca, Albuquerque, NM

    North Domingo Baca, Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque, Ne (map)

    35.178600 -106.565033

  • It's our holiday gathering--and it will be special! You won't want to miss it!

    Recent co-winner of the New Mexico/Arizona Book Award for Poetry, Miriam Sagan of Santa Fe, will be our guest for this gathering (the other co-winner is our own Jeanne Shannon). Miriam's presentation is "Metaphor and More: How Poetry Creates Connection and Compassion." She says, "We'll explore some techniques including simile, personification, and associative leaps to expand our range as writers. The world of a poem can be by turns vast as the cosmos and tiny as a grain of sand. Learn to love that range, and position yourself as a poet within it. We'll use some fast fun exercises that can be incorporated into longer work."

    Following Miriam's presentation, we will have a book fair, where members can display books for sale, AND we will share food together--so please bring something to share! (It might be helpful to post here what you'll be bringing in order to avoid duplication.) Come check out the award-winning books, buy autographed copies, and share in the connections we so desperately need to encourage and appreciate. And eat!

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  • Scott W.

    In December, we will meet in Classroom 6.

    November 23

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