Poetry Month Poem Pop Up

Program Room

Celebrate poetry month by writing your own poem. Each pop up session will provide a different poetry prompt, an example and time to write your own poem in the style of the featured prompt. These sessions are for everyone-beginners to long time poets.

Come explore poetry in this non-threatening pop up poetry parlour! This is a drop in poetic experience. No registration required

April 2: Irresistible Sound Poetry: it could be language from hockey, astrology, or thrifting. Doing a bitĀ of word-research first is okay. Come with a collection of delicious words or figure it out when you arrive

April 9: Prairie Gothic Poetry: Capture the feeling of displacement, unexplained events, forbidden sexuality on the vast, cold, prairies. And secrets. There is always a secret. And a prairie town, a brooding husband, a caged wife. (Cecelia Frey)

April 16: Where I'm from: Where are you from, metaphorically and geographically? Write about it with colorful details and even dialogue,

April 23: It's Haiku Poetry Day!

April 29: Abstract Poetry featuring more sound than sense. Bring a dictionary if you have one

Event dates

  • Every week on Tuesday ends on April 23, 2024, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 29, 2024 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.