6 Meetup Groups match “Poetry Writing” near Portland, OR
This is a group of poetry lovers that meets monthly to share poems. Some of us are poets, and some are not. We started with an emphasis on mystical poetry, and then yielded to the suggestion that poetry is inherently mystical. The format is informal: We each bring a few poems, by ourselves or others, and take turns reading to the group. Sometimes we choose seasonal themes, but all poems are welcome and appreciated. When we can, we bring copies to distribute to the group (usually not more than 5 …
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Are you a songwriter, poet, writer, painter, dancer, yogi or other artist and you also identify as lesbian, bi, or queer? Do you want to reach out to other queer women that have similar interests and creative inklings? Do you have inspiring creations you want share or want to be in the presence of other inspiring acts of creativity? This group is for you/all of us creative queers in the world. The idea is that we will meet once or twice a month at a group member's house, or in a safe public spac …
Calling all women writers in the Portland area, come join us for mingling, writing games and community. Help strengthen our local writing community! Connect with other women writers, have a glass of tea or wine, and play some fun writing games. Invite your friends! The more the merrier.
Back in 1992 my creativity was being held captive by all sorts of things: doubt, fear, exhaustion, lack of support, depression, lack of time, you name it. A friend of mine invited me to join a class that was based on the newly published book by Julia Cameron, 'The Artist's Way.' I began a daily writing practice she called Morning Pages and I must say it truly saved my life, my sanity and my creativity. I have written my way through numerous moves, travel, divorce, interesting relationships, …
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"If a novel is winter, and a short story is a snow storm, then a poem is a snowball, squeezed." ~ Bruce Dethlefsen Come and share your Words with other poets in a casual, comfortable setting. We meet in a Coffee Shop after hours and everyone is welcome. There is water available, however we recommend you bring your 'beverage of choice' if you want something more. We also ask that you take your containers with you upon leaving. Hope to meet you and listen to your Words :)
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