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!


SPOT Reading List

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

SPOT Write Prompt

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.