Poetry of Connection

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Registration for this event will close on July 13, 2024 @ 1:00pm.
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Calling all poets! Let's rename Riverfront library "the Poetry Library” this summer! 

Join us for a creative journey as we explore the theme of healthy relationships with ourselves, others, things, and the earth through poetry. Dive into topics like self-love, empathy, responsible consumption, and environmental stewardship this summer. The meaningful conversations and creative reflections will assist in creating poetry. Using poetry form, technique, and technology, we will explore how positive connections can shape our lives and propel us forward. We will celebrate by hosting a reading. Don't miss this opportunity to express yourself, connect with other creative writers and thinkers in an inspiring and brave space. 

All sessions occur 1-2:30pm on Saturdays in Riverfront Library's Yonkers Room (4th Floor).

7/13: Quantah Moore

7/27: Phylisha Villanueva

8/3: Cito Blanko

8/17: Queen Warrior

This series is organized in conjunction with Westchester County Poet Laureate Phylisha Villanueva.

Acknowledgements 

New York Council on the Arts logo - outline of New York State map

This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.


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