Lunenburg Get Togethers
Every Second Thursday Evening
6 – 7:30pm
Lunenburg Library, Room 101
97 Kaulbach St, Lunenburg, NS
Whether you are a long-time reader and writer of poetry, or new and unsure of whether or not you “get it”, you are welcome here!
Spot of Poetry Get-Togethers are informal gatherings where all levels of poetry readers and writers are welcome. Generally speaking, each person reads a poem aloud, we chat about it as a group, and then listen to the poem again. We also share some of our own writing based on the week’s theme. Strictly no pressure!
See the Reading Log & Prompt Archive down below.
Please join us for
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Exploring Poetry with Alison Smith
Join poet Alison Smith, author of the collections This Kind of Thinking Does No Good, The Wedding House, and Six Mats and One Year for an afternoon exploring elements of poetry in this hands-on workshop. Learn about poetic approaches to the elusive topics that matter to us, from our intimate relationships to broader issues such as patriarchy and justice.
Registration required, please call 902-634-8008
In person at the Lunenburg Library, room 101
Thursday, May 5, 2022
However you interpret permission! Demanding it, granting it, withholding it - bring a poem you have read or written that you would like to share!
In person at the Lunenburg Library!
Every second Thursday evening. Dates for 2022: May 5, May 19
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Drop-in to write poetry together! We'll read and share prompts and see where the words take us.
Lunenburg Library, Room 103 (or room 101)
Every second Tuesday lunch.
Dates for 2022: May 24, 2022
Thursday, February 17, 2021
Join our ongoing project to write from the perspective of inanimate objects!
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Every second Thursday Evening. March 3, 17, 31
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Reading Log of Past Get-Togethers
“Trusting a fragmentis sometimes more than enough.” ~ Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, What’s in a...
“I come into the peace of wild thingswho do not tax their lives with forethoughtof grief.” ~...
“One night I see my father crying in the yard, head in his hands: that is the truth. I make things...
“And time's slow ambulancedrawn by a brace of snails arrives too late to do anythingbut remind us...
“This place could be beautiful, right? You could make this place beautiful.” ~ Maggie Smith, Good...
“I heard it hitting the high leaves, and I was happy, watching it happen without it happening to...
“...you know love when you see it,you can feel its lunar strength, its brutal pull.”~ Dorianne...
“We are breathing in our lineages together.”~ Sharon Olds, Meeting a Stranger This week we...
“Brevity is the soul of wit.”~ Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2 This week we gathered on a gorgeous sunny...