Doug Anderson served as a navy corpsman attached to the Marines in the Vietnam War. His first book of poems, The Moon Reflected Fire, won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His most recent book is Horse Medicine. Dr. Roger Singer, the Poet Laureate of Old Lyme, served as a medical technician during the Vietnam Era. [...]
Stop counting syllables and learn how to write modern haiku about nature, and senryu about human nature!
Do you have favorite photographs—ones that conjure emotions or laughs? Do you want to start writing poems inspired by art? Come learn from Vernon’s Poet Laureate, Pegi Deitz Shea, how to write short “Postcard Poems” to go with your own pictures, or with images found in art books. Participants will explore how to combine both [...]
Join us for a reading and reception to celebrate the inauguration of Vernon's first Poet Laureate! Pegi Deitz Shea has shared her love for poetry with the Vernon community for decades and published books for both children and adults. You can learn more about her work here: http://www.pegideitzshea.com/ The event will be hosted in the [...]