Category Archives: Poetry

The Whole Enchilada: Jacinta White’s Two Months of Begin Again Workshops

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To say Jacinta White ran with the idea of “Begin Again” is the understatement of One City One Prompt. As you can see from this report, the visionary Jacinta brought Begin Again and OCOP to ten partnering organization and over … Continue reading

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Ashland, Oregon Begins Again

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On April 13, 2014, the Expressive Journal Writing Group of Ashland, Oregon gathered amongst the lilac blossoms to explore what it means for ourselves and each other to “Begin Again.” Since September 2013, the group has been using the journal … Continue reading

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Kansas City’s Turning Point: The Center for Hope & Healing, Part II

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Here are more videos from the March 9th workshop at Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing, facilitated by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg in Kansas City. Sherri Buerky reading about her new beginnings: ) Alice reading her take on beginning again: … Continue reading

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Kansas City’s Turning Point: The Center for Hope & Healing, Part I

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Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing offers workshops and services for people living with serious illness. This model of a non-profit brings learning and resilience opportunities to children as well as adults facing cancer, M.S., Parkinson’s, diabetes, and … Continue reading

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Elaine Riley

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Authentic Sky

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Prompt: Pick 10 words on white paper, 3 words on gold paper (which are words about community) from Word Salad bowl. Create a poem using most or all of these words. Authentic Sky Jack Morris The sky is laughing, or … Continue reading

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An Army of One

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Prompt: After listening to Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come,” write about a personal or global change you want to see in the world. What are the small steps that we could take toward making that change? What would … Continue reading

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Concrete Steps

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Prompt: After listening to Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come,” write about a personal or global change you want to see in the world. What are the small steps that we could take toward making that change? What would … Continue reading

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what weather we’re having today

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Prompt: After listening to Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come,” write about a personal or global change you want to see in the world. What are the small steps that we could take toward making that change? What would … Continue reading

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If The Men Come Back From War

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Prompt: After listening to Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come,” write about a personal or global change you want to see in the world. What are the small steps that we could take toward making that change? What would … Continue reading

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