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Category Archives: Poetry
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
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
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
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