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Entries from September 2010

The Spontaneous Poetry Booth

September 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Spontaneous Poetry Booth returns today.

For $1, I will write you a poem on the subject of your choosing.

Friday September 24, 2010
at the Queer Orientation Fair,

Great Hall, Hart House

Money to the U of T Food Bank.

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from ‘Adagia’ by Wallace Stevens

September 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

There is no wing like meaning.
Poetry is not a personal matter.
Poetry is a means of redemption.
That the whole world is material for poetry.
That there is not a specifically poetic material.
One reads poetry with one’s nerves.

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It’s Wednesday, September 22. Where will you be at 1pm?

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

If you’re on campus with a poem, a piece of writing, in your pocket: Drop in to the Chess Room at Hart House and read it to me.

For more about dropping in, the hours, and what you might want to do with this time, look at the Drop-In page.

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Facebook / Faceblock

September 17th, 2010 · No Comments

The Poet in Community Group site exists and has lived in the same spot on Facebook for over a year. However, strange things in Facebook-land mean I can’t get in to update the site. So stay plastered here for news and information until the road block is cleared. If you’ve sent me a note there, I’ll respond as soon as I can. Meanwhile, these digs are pretty nice, no?

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September 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Today at noon: the Spontaneous Poetry Booth

AND from 2:30 -4pm, Drop-in hours at the Chess Room.



Come to the Great Hall of Hart House
and I will write you a poem on the subject of your choosing.

$1 a poem

Money to the U of T Food Bank
(because food, like poetry, should be accessible.)


Drop-In Hours

Starting today come to the Chess Room on the 2nd floor of Hart House during the drop-in times. Bring a page or two of writing, a question, a burning fire of a writing moment to describe, and talk to me. First come, first served. If you want to bring a friend or two and share your time, please do.
Today’s drop-in times are from 2:30pm-4pm.


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September 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Welcome to the official blog of Poet in Community. Stay tuned to these pages for details about events, workshops, symposia(!), and yes, the all new drop-in hours.

For information about what the Poet in Community does, see the About page. To see what’s happening in September, have a look at the Kick-Off page.


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