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He tries to tell the doctor: / "My heart springs open and I see / there is a woods inside. / The trees are full of birds / but they are unable to sing." / It's a good sign, the doctor says.

"My body begins to shine / brighter and brighter. / In the center of the light / there is a transparent woman / yelling, _Go back! Go back!_" / The doctor says that's promising.

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"You don't understand. He was famous. / He was important. / Parker and Gillespie would still go over to the house / when they passed through town. / He invented that music with them. / Things mattered."

(The doctor does not say anything. / _Calm yourself_, something whispers / inside him. _We can go home now_.)

-- From "Ars Poetica," Jack Gilbert (Collected Poems)

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Generative Writing Salon: Multimedia Prompts

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$15.00

The workshop takes place online on Sundays 7p-9p PST via Zoom. ALL GENRES ARE WELCOME!

Rebecca Lynne is a certified Gateless facilitator. Beginning with presentation of a unique communication or expression, she will lead the group to a prompt and then time to write. She will invite the group to share what each has created, with feedback following the Gateless method. Let Rebecca help to inspire you, create community among you, and help to unearth the writing that’s inside.

This workshop is $15 per session or 11 sessions for $150. It is offered complimentary for your first session so you can see if it is something you would like to invest in. I am able to accept PayPal.me/RebeccaLynne and Venmo @Rebecca-Smolen or cash.

Please send me a message if you have any questions: [masked]

FYI I need to cap this at 12 peeps to offer everyone a chance to read afterward if they choose. All levels, all genres, all humans welcome with open arms to my safe space!

“When you reach out and touch other human beings,
it doesn’t matter whether you call it therapy
or teaching or poetry.”
~Audre Lorde

“The final stage of healing is using
what happens to you
to help other people.”
~Gloria Steinem

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Mythology-themed Gateless Writing Salon via Zoom Led by Rebecca Lynne

Link visible for attendees

$15.00

Join Rebecca Lynne as she leads a two hour generative writing workshop, featuring prompts, inspiration and feedback drawn from the Gateless method.

In the mythology salons, a character will be chosen prior and will be briefly described so there is no need to prepare prior, then a related poetic prompt will be shared followed by writing and sharing time with feedback following the Gateless method. ALL GENRES ARE WELCOME!

Rebecca Lynne is a certified Gateless facilitator. Beginning with presentation of a unique communication or expression, she will lead the group to a prompt and then time to write. She will invite the group to share what each has created, with feedback following the Gateless method. Let Rebecca help to inspire you, create community among you, and help to unearth the writing that’s inside.

This workshop is $15 per session or 11 sessions for $150. It is offered complimentary for your first session so you can see if it is something you would like to invest in.
I am able to accept PayPal.me/RebeccaLynne and Venmo @Rebecca-Smolen or cash.

“When you reach out and touch other human beings,
it doesn’t matter whether you call it therapy
or teaching or poetry.”
~Audre Lorde

“The final stage of healing is using
what happens to you
to help other people.”
~Gloria Steinem

Generative Writing Salon: Multimedia Prompts

Link visible for attendees

$15.00

The workshop takes place online on Sundays 7p-9p PST via Zoom. ALL GENRES ARE WELCOME!

Rebecca Lynne is a certified Gateless facilitator. Beginning with presentation of a unique communication or expression, she will lead the group to a prompt and then time to write. She will invite the group to share what each has created, with feedback following the Gateless method. Let Rebecca help to inspire you, create community among you, and help to unearth the writing that’s inside.

This workshop is $15 per session or 11 sessions for $150. It is offered complimentary for your first session so you can see if it is something you would like to invest in. I am able to accept PayPal.me/RebeccaLynne and Venmo @Rebecca-Smolen or cash.

Please send me a message if you have any questions: [masked]

FYI I need to cap this at 12 peeps to offer everyone a chance to read afterward if they choose. All levels, all genres, all humans welcome with open arms to my safe space!

“When you reach out and touch other human beings,
it doesn’t matter whether you call it therapy
or teaching or poetry.”
~Audre Lorde

“The final stage of healing is using
what happens to you
to help other people.”
~Gloria Steinem

Mythology-themed Gateless Writing Salon via Zoom Led by Rebecca Lynne

Link visible for attendees

$15.00

Join Rebecca Lynne as she leads a two hour generative writing workshop, featuring prompts, inspiration and feedback drawn from the Gateless method.

In the mythology salons, a character will be chosen prior and will be briefly described so there is no need to prepare prior, then a related poetic prompt will be shared followed by writing and sharing time with feedback following the Gateless method. ALL GENRES ARE WELCOME!

Rebecca Lynne is a certified Gateless facilitator. Beginning with presentation of a unique communication or expression, she will lead the group to a prompt and then time to write. She will invite the group to share what each has created, with feedback following the Gateless method. Let Rebecca help to inspire you, create community among you, and help to unearth the writing that’s inside.

This workshop is $15 per session or 11 sessions for $150. It is offered complimentary for your first session so you can see if it is something you would like to invest in.
I am able to accept PayPal.me/RebeccaLynne and Venmo @Rebecca-Smolen or cash.

“When you reach out and touch other human beings,
it doesn’t matter whether you call it therapy
or teaching or poetry.”
~Audre Lorde

“The final stage of healing is using
what happens to you
to help other people.”
~Gloria Steinem

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