• Find Your Voice

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    Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with the group. We will read, a second voice will read, and we'll ask questions and offer ideas to help you tighten your work and find your own unique poetic voice.

  • Camaraderie With Purpose

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    Wish you could talk poetry with like-minded people? Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with our group of poets in our free workshop.

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  • Practice

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    The best way to be a better writer is to write, read, ask questions, and write some more. Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with our group. We will read twice--two different voices, discuss, ask questions and offer ideas to help you refine and tighten your own work.

  • Keep going

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    It's hard to keep motivated, but banding together with a group of writers who face some of the same writing challenges--or have perspective dealing with them--can help you keep going. Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem for the group to share, and we will read, discuss, and work towards making your poem its best.

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  • Nip and tuck

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    Often, adding a word, removing it changing a word, or changing a line break can be the finishing touch to a poem. Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with our group. We will read through twice, ask questions, offer ideas and give you options on fine-tuning your work.

  • The Lightbulb Goes On

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    Do you finish a poem, yet it FEELS unfinished? When you read through, is something not quite right? Come bring copies of your original, unpublished poem and workshop it with other poets working through their "not quite." We will read, discuss, ask questions and offer ideas you may not have considered.

  • Got feedback?

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    We don't poet in a vacuum. Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with the group. We'll read, discuss, ask questions and offer thoughtful suggestions and advice on how to clarify your poem.

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  • Spring has sprung

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    Come join us at our last meeting of National Poetry Month. Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with the group. Our group of poets will ask thoughtful questions and offer observations to help you fine-tune your work.

  • Q&A

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    Come join our thoughtful group of poets as we read, listen, discuss and offer ideas to make your poem its best version. Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with our group.

  • Just Ask

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    If you want feedback on poetry--ask a poet! Bring copies of an original, unpublished poem to share with our group of fellow poets. We will ask thoughtful questions and offer useful feedback on usage, rhythm, rhyme and more to help each other in a clear, non-judgmental zone.