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Reblog: Denton Poets’ Assembly June 16th Monthly Meeting & Critique Session

DPA logo ProcessBlueSmlDenton Poets’ Assembly will meet on our regularly scheduled meeting date, June  16th. The public and guests are invited!

A critique session will begin at 9a.m. and continue until 9.45. Our regular meeting will begin at 10a.m. 

After greeting visitors, members will discuss chapter business and related chapter activities.

Following the discussion, we will read assigned poems based on J. Paul Holcomb’s lesson, “Try an Exercise in Poetic Discipline; Write a Cinquain.”

For additional information about the meeting, please refer to link: Denton Poets’ Assembly blog

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Reblog: April 7th Denton Poets’ Assembly Critique & Meeting

DPA logo ProcessBlueSmlFor the month of April 2018 only, Denton Poets’ Assembly will meet on the 1st Saturday of the month, April 7th due to a scheduling conflict at the Emily Fowler Public Library, 502 Oakland St, Denton, TX 76201.
A critique session will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 9.45.
Our regular meeting will begin at 10a.m.
After greeting visitors, members will discuss chapter business and related chapter activities.
Following the discussion we will read a round of free choice poems.
After the free choice poetry readings, Patrick Lee Marshall will deliver a presentation related to poetry judging.

For additional meeting details, refer to: DPA April 7th Meeting

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Reblog: March 17th – Denton Poets’ Assembly Meeting & Critique Session

Denton Poets’ Assembly will meet for our monthly meeting on March 17th at the Emily Fowler Public Library in Denton. A critique session will begin at 9 a.m.

At 10 a.m. our regular meeting begins. We welcome guests and visitors, then discuss chapter business. Members will read assigned poems from J. Paul Holcomb’s February lesson on, “the Rhyme Royal.”

Following the assigned readings, J. Paul Holcomb will present his monthly lesson.

For the complete post click Denton Poets’ Assembly March Meeting

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February 17th – Denton Poets’ Assembly Meeting & Critique Session

Denton Poets’ Assembly will meet for our monthly meeting on February 17th at the Emily Fowler Public Library in Denton. A critique session will begin at 9 a.m.

At 10 a.m. we welcome guests and visitors, then discuss chapter business. Members will read assigned poems from J. Paul Holcomb’s January lesson on, “Close Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades and Poetry.

For more information, please refer to the Denton Poets’ Assembly link. http://dentonpoetsassembly.weebly.com/blog

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Merging Visions 2017 — PRESS RELEASE

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A Review: SITTING ON THE HAG SEAT A Celtic Knot of Poems

by Christine Irving

by Christine Irving

Paperback cover of SITTING ON THE HAG SEAT A Celtic Knot of Poems

Book Description

A collection of poems depicting an ardent connection with physical, historical and mystical Ireland. Blood feuds, cattle raids, cows, crows, and fearsome goddesses flow through the pages forming themselves into a Celtic lovers’ knot of poetry symbolizing the numinous union of past and present, Above and Below.

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Poet and award winning author Christine Irving felt compelled to write about intangible sensations, feelings and observations, about the sights, sounds and the ever-present legacy and heritage of the Emerald Isle, of Ireland.

Readers can expect a journey through vivid descriptions of the land, sea and sky as well as sights and sounds produced by humans, flora and fauna. Experience Ireland through the words of a lover of this land and a gifted poet. Learn how ancient Celts developed the Ogham alphabet based on rituals and appreciation for mighty trees that form much of the folklore of the land.

Join Christine on her personal journey through this mystical land via the language of poetry. Look for a source of inspiration into Celtic music, its toe tapping rhythms and harmonies.  Reflect on the troubles, the tenacity and resilience of the hearty people many of whom chose to immigrate to America.

These are my personal observations based on Christine’s talented work but to fully appreciate her work I encourage you to purchase your copy of.

SITTING ON THE HAG SEAT

A Celtic Knot of Poems

by Christine Irving

 

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Reblog: April 15th — DPA Monthly Meeting & Critique Session

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Denton Poets’ Assembly welcomes members and guests to our monthly meeting and critique session for April 2017.

A critique session starts at 9 a.m., regular meeting begins at 10.
We begin our regular meeting after an opening discussion, members will read assigned Minute poems from J. Paul Holcomb’s March lesson.

Following the readings, J. Paul Holcomb will present the April lesson on, “How do you decide between a form and free verse? Let the poem decide.”

Members and guests will read a free-choice poem during the last hour of our meeting.

For the complete post click, Reblog: DPA April Meeting Announcement

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