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Body, Heart, and Soul: Journey into your poetic voice w/ DICK BROWN (cancelled)

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 19, 2017

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EVENT CANCELLED!

CONTACT OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A FALL POETRY WORKSHOP.

Reading many greats:  Emily Dickinson, Rumi, Whitman, Mary Oliver, Sappho, Ginsberg, TS Eliot, W.S. Merlin – for our pleasure

Bring your unspoken muse, daring, laptop or paper and pen and get ready to write poetry.

For more info email Dick: dick@wingspred.com

 CANCELLED

 

 

 

About the Facilitator: Dick Brown is a long-time explorer of poetry. The first poetry group he attended was in 1965 in Brooklyn Heights, NY, around the corner from where Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass. He attended the Squaw Valley Writers’ Conference and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference several times. He a founder of the Marin Poet Laureate Program and the monthly poetry reading for the Marin Board of Supervisors. He is the organizer of the biannual Real Men Write Poetry event.

To get warmed up…

 The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry, the first poem in the book is as follows:

 

The Apple Tree

for Ann and Dick O’Hanlon

 

In the essential prose

of things, the apple tree

stands up,. emphatic

among the accidents

of the afternoon, solvent,

not to be denied.

the grass has been cut

down, carefully

to leave the orange

poppies still in bloom:

the tree stands up

in the odor of the grass

drying.  The forked

trunk and branches are

also a kind of necessary

prose–– shingled with leaves,

pigment and song

imposed on the blunt

lineaments of fact, a foliage

of small birds among them.

The tree lifts itself up

in the garden, the

clutter of its green

leaves halving the light,

stating the unalterable

congruity and form

of its casual growth;

the crimson finches appear

and disappear, singing

among the design.

 

 

Members, please enter coupon code MEMBER upon checkout to receive your membership discount.

Beginners welcome.

 

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Date:
March 19
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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OHCA Staff
Phone:
(415) 388-4331
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