Poetry for Enjoyment
Thursdays at 10:30am, currently via Zoom. We are reviewing whether to meet again in person from January 2022.
Leader and Contact: Pam Vernon
Our small, friendly group meets to explore all kinds of poetry based on topics, named poets and their works and varied forms of verse. All that is required to join us is a love of poetry, or an interest in learning more about it.
We currently (Nov 2021) have vacancies for 3 more members.
16 Sep - Pick your own poems
30 Sep - Marriage / Family Life
14 Oct - Poems translated into English
28 Oct - Music
11 Nov - 5 poems to share (note 1)
25 Nov - 21st Century Poetry
09 Dec - Poems of celebration / Christmas lunch
23 Dec - CHRISTMAS BREAK
06 Jan - Black poets
20 Jan - Town and country
03 Feb - Hiawatha taster (note 2)
17 Feb - Work and occupations
03 Mar - American poets
17 Mar - 5 poems to share (note 1)
31 Mar - Irish poets
14 Apr - Nostalgia or loss
28 Apr - Colour (each choose a different one)
12 May - Childhood
Note 1 - 5 of us choose one poem in advance and everyone is given copies. We each introduce our poem and all discuss.
Note 2 - Hiawatha: We will select in advance some stanzas and allocate these among group members.