Sunday, March 15
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
This poetry workshop will take you deep within the experience of poetic rhythm, opening channels to greater self-exploration and self-expression. Drumming, dancing, movement, and sharing of poems will reawaken the profound fun of rhythmic language and help you to discover your own rhythmic voice. Participants will join in group rhythmical improvisation, write short poems in different meters, and also write and revise a longer individual poem, chant, or other rhythmic piece. Suggested preparation: bring at least one poem, song, children’s verse, or other rhythmic text that has “stuck with you”—that you find impossible to forget. Also bring a drum if you would like. Open to all levels: no experience with poetry necessary.
Annie Finch presents a reading of her work titled “Spells, Curses, and Other Poems” at the Tucson Festival of Books on Saturday, March 14, at 2:30 p.m. Check the TFOB website for location of the reading.