3 Meetup Groups match “Poets” near Minneapolis, MN
As a transplant from Seattle, I've been missing my poetry workshop mates and I haven't discovered a group on here or in this city that quite fits. I'd like to have a place that provides opportunity for serious workshopping of poetry, as well as helps fellow poets write new poetry and have a safe place to share their poetry and experiment. How this workshop would run: Groups shouldn't exceed 5 people, so if there were more folks then we would split into smaller groups. Everyone, if they so choose …
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This is a group to get together as a book club to talk about some of the amazing urban fiction out there. Great authors like Omar Tyree, Eric Jerome Dickey, Terri McMillan, K'wan, and so many more. It will also be a forum for poets to share their personal works with others who enjoy the art of spoken word, or just to read poetry that means something to you.
From the outside it looks like we are holding hands, singing the Names of God from all around the world, and doing easy round dance forms. From the inside we are having quick and radical shifts in awareness as an entire group. The Persian poet Rumi speaks of "the Wine of Love". Jesus speaks of "the Peace that passes understanding." The Buddha speaks of "the Emptiness", not as absence but as potentiality. These and more are available, not as poetic ideas but as direct experience. Easy and direc …
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