Wednesday, January 7, 2015

"Poetry Oasis!" Jan. 8 + 22 + 29

Starting the new year at Rundel with a new title and gorgeous flier!
Poetry Oasis: Unwind at Noontime”. The motto is “Experience poetry together.

The poems for January will be drawn from Poets Walk, partly to prepare my talk February 1 at the MAG which matches poems with works of art.
For a complete alphabetized list of the poems and bio on the poets:

Splitting an Order -- by Ted Kooser (repeat from O Pen, 12/29/14)
The Hydra by Mike Keith (repeat from O Pen, 12/29/14)
Winter Grace by Patricia Fargnoli (repeat from O Pen, 12/29/14)
The Coming of Light by Mark Strand, 1934 – 2014 (repeat from O Pen, 12/29/14)

from Poets Walk: DISCUSSED JAN. 22
It Wasn’t The Wind by Linda Allardt
They Are Hostile Nations by Margaret Atwood
Notes for a Poem about a Dream about My Daughter in which Moths Unexpectedly Appear
by Ralph Black

for January 22 !
Blessing of the Boats at St. Mary's by Lucille Clifton
Brahma by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Perhaps the World Ends Here – Joy Harjo
Sestina d'Inverno by Anthony Hecht
The Angels of Radiators by Al Poulin
Boarding a Bus, by Steven Huff
Flip Book, by Tony Leuzzi
Late Fall, by Eleanor McQuilkin
Communion by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse
For February

passage from San Ildefonso Nocturne by Octavio Paz
beware : do not read this poem by Ishmael Reed
Which Side Are You On? Janine Pommy Vega
Touched by Deborah Tall
Dear Father, Dear Sound, by Kazim Ali

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