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Press Release: Denton Poets’ Assembly Monthly Meeting and Critique Session

 

Denton Poets’ Assembly will meet on Saturday, December 15 at the Emily Fowler Public Library in Denton, Texas. Visitors and guests are welcome.

We will begin our meeting at 10 a.m. by welcoming visitors, then members discussing chapter business and other related activities.

Following the discussion, we will read poems based on J. Paul Holcomb’s lesson, “Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology is a conceptual masterpiece.”

Following the assignment readings DPA plans to engage in a special time, honoring J. Paul Holcomb for his years of service to the chapter his sharing of monthly lessons of poetry, especially poetry forms.

J. Paul has announced plans to share his thoughts on his time with DPA. He is stepping down as our monthly presenter of lessons, but we hope to keep him around as an asset and resource.

Susan Maxwell-Campbell will distribute materials for a new Read and Respond series based on guidelines frequently used in academic circles. Members are asked to read supplied material and respond by writing according to supplied guidelines.

DPA also plans to set aside the meeting as a time of celebration of holidays during this season. Members are bringing food and beverages and plan to enjoy fellowship together.

Following our celebration members and guests will read a free choice poem.

We will adjourn the meeting at noon.

A critique session follows the regular meeting.

Diane Glancy Presentation
The program for the December 8 Poetry Society of Texas Monthly meeting was delivered by Diane Glancy a member of DPA and a treasured resource. Her program featured a presentation based on Prompts and Pathways, the theme of the 2019 PST Summer Conference.

Merging Visions
Merging Visions 2018, following the exhibition at the MCL Grand’s Art Gallery and Recital Hall paired poems and art were moved to Denton Branch Libraries. The paired works can be seen during regular library hours. Take your friends and family to revisit many of the pieces and pairings from this beautiful exhibit. The last day of the extended exhibit will be Friday, January 18, 2019.

Denton Poets’ Assembly meets on the third Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. – noon at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street, Denton, TX 76201. Meetings are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit http://DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com

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Reblog: Denton Poets’ Assembly July 21st Meeting Announcement

Denton Poets’ Assembly will meet on Saturday, July 21st. The public and guests are invited! Many of our members have just returned from the PST 2018 Summer Conference in Waco. I’m sure the enthusiasm and excitement level will be palpable.

A critique session will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 9:45. Our regular meeting will begin at 10 a.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 on “Found Poetry.”

After the assigned poem readings, J. Paul will present his July lesson Later in the meeting members and guests will be given an opportunity to read a free choice poem.

At noon we will adjourn.

To view the entire Denton Poets’ Assembly post, click Here for remainder of DPA content.

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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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