019: Awe & Wonder

019: Awe & Wonder

“We seek outside the wonders we carry inside us.” ~ Rumi This week we gathered for poems and conversation about all the wonders inside and outside us! It was also International Women’s day! We explored awe in landscapes and nature. In human bodies and in trees. We saw...
014: Polarity

014: Polarity

“Nothing is more permanent than the temporary.” ~ A.E. Stallings Unbeknownst to most of us, we were celebrating our patron saint! February 1st is the feast day of Saint Brigid of Kildare (or Ireland) who is patron saint of poetry (as well as babies and...
013: Sunsets

013: Sunsets

Slowly the west reaches for clothes of new colourswhich it passes to a row of ancient trees.~ Rainer Maria Rilke We braved the cold and gathered at the very picturesque and snowy Lunenburg Bandstand to read and discuss poems about Sunsets. Some poems touched on the...
009: Thresholds

009: Thresholds

We gathered outside at the Lunenburg Bandstand for a lovely celebration of the Winter Solstice and the Holidays. The rain only made it cozier to enjoy some hot apple cider, hot chocolate and shortbread cookies as we read poems around the theme of Thresholds. It was...