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Tuesday Poets In Motion

Tuesday

Nov 13, 2018 – 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

(weekly on Tuesdays until Dec 31, 2018)

5257 Sierra St
Riverside, CA 92504 Map

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POETS IN MOTION is a FREE ongoing weekly poetry writing workshop which meets every Tuesday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Janet Goeske Senior Center offered by Islands For Writers Publishing in order to encourage literacy in the community by encouraging senior citizens to write and share their poems and prose.

This event is open to senior citizens ages 50 and older. Family members and caregivers may accompany seniors to provide assistance.

During the “Poets In Motion” Writing workshops you will receive formal instruction and learn how to:
• Compose rhythmical, detailed, artful and memorable poetry
• Learn poetic terms and genres
• Become a better and closer reader of poems
• Practice becoming comfortable performing/reading your own poems for an audience
• Critique poems for one another accurately and diplomatically
• Experience poetry from the inside
• Cultivate poetic insight
• Gain familiarity with a wide range of poetry; including ancient poetry, the latest spoken word poetry and poetry from other cultures

Individual meetings are available for students working on specific projects by appointment only.

Islands For Writers Publishing will publish participants for FREE. Published participants receive one free copy of publication as payment.

The instructor, CelenaDiana Bumpus, has been teaching this workshop since 2010. You can contact her at oceanmoon.writer@gmail.com or 951.298.9470 if you have any questions.
POETS IN MOTION is a FREE ongoing weekly poetry writing workshop which meets every Tuesday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Janet Goeske Senior Center offered by Islands For Writers Publishing in order to encourage literacy in the community by encouraging senior citizens to write and share their poems and prose. This event is open to senior citizens ages 50 and older. Family members and caregivers may accompany seniors to provide assistance. During the “Poets In Motion” Writing workshops you will receive formal instruction and learn how to: • Compose rhythmical, detailed, artful and memorable poetry • Learn poetic terms and genres • Become a better and closer reader of poems • Practice becoming comfortable performing/reading your own poems for an audience • Critique poems for one another accurately and diplomatically • Experience poetry from the inside • Cultivate poetic insight • Gain familiarity with a wide range of poetry; including ancient poetry, the latest spoken word poetry and poetry from other cultures Individual meetings are available for students working on specific projects by appointment only. Islands For Writers Publishing will publish participants for FREE. Published participants receive one free copy of publication as payment. The instructor, CelenaDiana Bumpus, has been teaching this workshop since 2010. You can contact her at oceanmoon.writer@gmail.com or 951.298.9470 if you have any questions.

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