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Earth Poems of Consolation and Blessing

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Earth Poems of Consolation and Blessing
Instructor(s):
Kim Stafford
Date and Time:
7/7/2018
-
7/8/2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuition:
$280
Total Cost:
$
280
Minimum Age Level:
18+
Skill Level:
All
-1
available
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February 27, 2018
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March 13, 2018
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Workshop Overview

When trouble comes in the human world, there may be a little story from the wild that can offer consolation. From the Gnomic Verses in Old English, to the Tao Te Ching, and the writings of Wordsworth, Emily Dickinson, and Mary Oliver, we have cherished lyric remedies speaking the language of Earth for human comfort. In this workshop, we will harvest close observations from the Sitka landscape and compose an archive of consolations for use as our need comes.

About the Instructor(s)

Kim Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute, and author of a dozen books of poetry and prose. In addition to Sitka, he has taught writing workshops at the annual Fishtrap Writers Gathering and at colleges and literary centers in Oregon and abroad.

Materials List: Students Bring

ESSENTIAL:

• Paper and pen

Materials List Provided by Instructor(s)

• Handouts and writing prompts

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