Please join us for our Spring Series as we help you find and explore your poetic voice here at Women Writing for (a) Change, Jacksonville.
In this series, we'll explore how poetry and poetic techniques can enrich your writing, infusing it with new ideas and themes...whether you write actual poems or just get more poetic in your daily writing practice. We'll look at a section of rich, juicy poems, and see how they might inspire our creative process.
Our guest poet will be Alexa Mergen, poet, journalist, teacher, and yoga practitioner. You'll have a chance to meet her when she visits Jacksonville April 21-23, all the way from Harper's Ferry, West Virginia.
The Spring Series meets weekly on Wednesday nights for 12 weeks, from January 25 through April 12, 2017.
You don't have to be a professional writer to join in. Use this class to find out more about the amazing process used by thousands of women across the country to express their authentic selves through writing and community-building. We'll use prompts, poetry and prose to practice many different writing techniques.
WHEN: starting January 25, 2016, 6:30-9 p.m., through April 12.
WHERE: Riverside (1610 Osceola Street)
CLASS SIZE: Limited to 10 spaces.
FEE: $300 for the series (non-refundable unless cancelled two weeks before class); deposit of $75, balance due by first class.
“A circle of women may be the most powerful force known to humanity. If you have one, embrace it. If you need one, seek it. If you find one, for the love of all that is good and holy, Dive in. Hold on. Love it up. Get naked. Let them see you. Let them hold you. Let your reluctant tears fall. Let yourself rise fierce and love great. You will be changed. The very fabric of your Being will be altered by this. If you allow it. Please, allow it."