010: Beginnings

010: Beginnings

We welcomed 2021 with the theme of Beginnings. In this transitional time of year, it was interesting that the poems we read followed a linear path from burning the old, to crossing a threshold, to approaching a blank canvas…and then jumped into a celebration of time...
004: Time is of the Essence

004: Time is of the Essence

We read a wonderful collection of poems, many touching on the theme of Time: a calm acceptance of its passing; an urgent realization that our time here is finite; a kind reminder to be mindful of how we choose to spend our time; and the seasonality of our lives...
003: Hope, Meaning & Presence

003: Hope, Meaning & Presence

The beautiful selection of poems we read touched on themes of hope and the impermanence of power. We talked about the passing of time between friends and  tenderness. We were reminded of the importance of being present – even just for now – and how the combination of...