Henley-on-Thames

Poetry Group

The group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday from 10am until noon usually at a member’s home. Meetings include reading, discussion and analysis of a range of poetry to develop our understanding and appreciation. No prior knowledge of poetry required. Advice on writing poetry can be provided. Lord Byron

Upcoming topics include:

The 'Romantic' poets - Byron, Shelley, Keats and Coleridge

Humorous poetry - Spike Milligan, John Betjamin, Wendy Cope, etc.

Welsh poets - Dylan Thomas, Rhian Edwards, Brenda Chamberlain Owain Owain

Emily American poets - Walt Whitman, Louisa May Alcott, Emily Dickinson

'Black' poetry - Alice Walker, Maya Angelou, Benjamin Zephaniah

E E Cummings and the challenge to punctuation

Final dates and topics will be discussed at the September 2018 meeting. Watch this space.

Contact: Charles Whittaker at xanadu212@gmail.com

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