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***Poetry with Peers*** (Songs for the Soul)

This is for anyone interested in sharing, enjoying or learning about poetry, song writing/lyrics and spoken word.

This group is for conscious creatives, global citizens and positive people; here to support, inspire and empower our community of like minds and like hearts.

Be sure to join the community if this group resonates with you.

Poetry, singer song writers, and open mic nights will be coming soon.

If you consider yourself spiritual, open minded, an artist, a writer, a poet, a lover of nature, a romantic, or an evolving human being, this group is for you!!!


Steve Flemming

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Quotes on Poetry:

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air. ― Carl Sandburg

Poetry is an act of peace. – Pablo Neruda

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. – Robert Frost

Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers. – Yevgeny Yevtushenko

All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, ’Something’s wrong, let’s change it for the better.’ – Sonia Sanchez

Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them. ― Dennis Gabor


Upcoming events (2)

**Name That Tune** (Bonus: After Party, Pool Tables & Dancing)

Chalkers Pub Billiards Bistro

Hello everyone, I'd like to invite you on for a fabulous Saturday Night with Name That Tune; including Bonus: Party, Pool Tables and Dancing- all included. A great evening to meet lots of like minded people, listen to great music and guess those classic tunes. See below for event details: Sincerely, Steve Flemming (Organizer & DJ) https://www.meetup.com/SoulCity/ ------------------------------------------------------------- Event Details: **Name That Tune** (Bonus: After Party, Pool Tables & Dancing) -Teams will be picked at start of the evening in groups of 4-7 people -New teams for each round will be formed so that you can meet lots of new people -Treats handed out to winning teams, including a grand prize -Lots of fun and laughter in store for us all (Songs will include the various decades, past and present so everyone has a chance to contribute and have fun) -Free Parking, Reserved Seating, Pool Tables and Drink Specials all night long --------------------------------- Friendly Reminders: -Arrive between 7:00 & 7:30 for dinner/appetizers, mix & mingling and to get settled in (Optional) -Arrive between 7:30 & 7:45 to get ready for event Event starts at 8:00 (Name That Tune) (One beverage or appetizer minimum upon arrival to support staff & venue) *Free parking in front, behind and side of building and on street. Website & location map Chalkers: http://www.chalkerspub.ca (3 minute walk from Glencairn subway station) Fee: 10 dollars at the door - Includes Bonus Party after ------------------------------------------------------------ Bonus: After Name That Tune: **Singles and the City Saturday Night Bash** (Dancing, DJ, Mingling and Shooting Pool) https://www.meetup.com/SoulCity/events/259796374/ --------------------------------------------

**Poetry with Peers** (Songs for the Soul)

Chalkers Pub Billiards Bistro

Good day everyone, I would like to invite you out for a unique evening of **Poetry with Peers** (Songs for the Soul) *This night has been designed for us share, inspire and bring good people together who appreciate poetry, spoken word and song writing (lyrics). (Optional) **Attendees will also have a chance to share their inspired poetry or songs if they would like. (Or simply enjoy the performances) Please join us if you can! (Event details below) Sincerely, Steve Flemming (Organizer/Host) https://www.meetup.com/SoulCity ** Add me on facebook if you would like to take a peak of what I have written this past year https://www.facebook.com/steve.flemming.969 ------------------------------------------------------------------ Event Details: (Evening Highlights) **Poetry with Peers** (Songs for the Soul) -A night to sit back and enjoy poetry, song, and lively discussions as we share our thoughts, feelings and perspectives - Members of the audience are also going to have an opportunity to share their own poems, songs, spoken word or other artistic expressions with the group (optional) -This night is meant to inspire and encourage people to follow their hearts, release their fears and do what they love! *Please note this is a relaxed setting, so no amps or speakers will be provided (let's keep the night unplugged and very simple) In closing, I would love to build a supportive and encouraging community of like minded people who appreciate soulful poetry, spoken word, song writing (lyrics) and other artistic expressions. Fee: 5 dollars at the door (Cash only) (HST Included) ------------------------------------------------------- Friendly Reminders: -Arrive between 7:00 & 7:15 for mix & mingling- come for dinner if you like (Optional) (Excellent Dinner Menu) -Arrive between 7:15 & 7:20 to get settle in -Event starts at 7:30 to roughly 9:45 PM *Stick around after for additional connecting and socializing if you like (One beverage or appetizer minimum upon arrival to support staffing & venue) -By subway: 4 minute walk from Glencairn station (Members who wish to be dropped off at Subway at end of the night, just let me know at start of night, to co-ordinate a car pool) --------------------- *Also if you would like to be a part of the volunteer team for this and other events (Please email me at [masked]) (kindly mention Poetry with Peers)

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