“I heard it hitting the high leaves, and I was happy,watching it happen without it happening to me.”
~ Marie Howe, The Copper Beech
We met this week to share poems about Solitude. There are so many ways to experience solitude – it can be isolating or nourishing and anything in between!
A list of the poems we read
I’ve added some links where I could to the poems, poets or books if you would like to explore.
Birthday by Louise Glück
You are the Future by Rainer Maria Rilke
Watch the recording of the event called “Reading Rilke”, hosted by The Poets Corner. Featuring Pádraig Ó Tuama!
Myself and My Person by Anna Swir
Solitude by A.A. Milne
The Copper Beech by Marie Howe
Poetry reading & writing prompt for next week
Prompt/Theme: “Pithy Poems”
When we meet again, bring along poems inspired by the theme. There is no obligation to write, but if you feel inspired, you are welcome to bring your poem to share at the next gathering.