Poetry & Coffee: saturday october 24, 2015 | HAUNTED POEMS
**HAUNTED POEMS IN THE PARK IN AUTUMN** Bring a "haunted poem." It can be a scary or ghostly or spooky poem. It can be a creepy or unnerving poem. It can be a poem about a place that is haunted, a person that is haunted by someone or something, or a poem that has haunted you and followed you for years. Interpret the theme broadly. There is no such thing as bringing the "wrong" poem. All poems are the right ones.
Poetry & Coffee is a simple concept. It's a group of people who get together over food and drinks, each bringing a poem of their choice to read and discuss. **The only rule is that the poem cannot be your own work.** Please bring copies of the poem to share with the group.
We read, we talk. Simple as that. And that is where the simplicity ends, as each Poetry & Coffee gathering takes on a life of its own and consistently becomes magical beyond all expectation.
Tickets are free but you must have one to attend. Event is from 12noon-3pm.
Two types of tickets:
Read Poem / Discussion You bring a poem to read to the group and bring photocopies to share. You also participate in the discussion.
Discussion Only You participate in the discussion of the poems. You can also just listen, if you wish.
If you reserve a ticket and cancel without giving at least 48-hour's notice, you will not be able to reserve tickets to future events. Our apologies for the severity. We are trying to prevent no-shows from taking the seats from people who genuinely want to attend.
"I have tried to remember throughout that poetry is made by flesh-and-blood human beings. It is a bloody art. It lives on a human scale and thrives when it is passed from hand to hand." - Edward Hirsch
FOOD! Hot soup, fresh bread, hot/cold apple cider, and dessert will be provided. If you can, please bring something to contribute to our Autumn Potluck.
Juniper Valley Park
Middle Village, NY
We will be at the picnic tables on the Juniper Blvd. North side, close to the bocce ball courts.
See this map for location: http://tinyurl.com/hauntedpoetry
2-minute walk from the Q47 bus [80th St/Juniper Blvd N stop]
DRESS WARMLY. We will be outside, enjoying the crisp, autumn air. While we will have hot soup and beverages to warm us, please dress appropriately.
IN CASE OF RAIN OR TEMPERATURES UNDER 50 DEGREES: If it rains or the temperature will be less than 50 degrees, you will receive an email 24 hours before the event and the venue will be moved to de Mole restaurant in Astoria. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Address and directions will be provided in the email.
For more info, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juniper Valley Park (View)
Picnic tables on Juniper Blvd. N side, near the bocce ball courts
Middle Village, NY 11379
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|