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Sunday, May 6 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Poetry From The Heart: Writing Poems as a Means to Heal in the Era of Trump FILLING

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In an age of a constant stream of news and headlines about Trump's tweets and White House and Washington drama, it is easy to become fearful and angry.  Yet, all the arts are a means of rest and reflection, if we remember to turn away from our frantic, frenetic viewing of our phone screens.  This workshop is for those budding and experienced poets who feel this dilemma and want to spend time reading poems and writing some poems as a way of moving into the space "in between" reacting and responding. Poetic forms utilized will be the Haiku, the Ode, and Free Verse. Participants will explore tapping into their own peaceful center, which is there if we take the time to pause and reflect. The workshop will be co-led led by two Liberal Arts professors from Berklee College of Music.


Sunday May 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
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