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Have You Ever Been Blue?

You’re not alone! Drag yourself over to Temple Emek Shalom (1800 East Main Street in Ashland) by 7 pm on October 29 to hear stories of being “Down & Out,” tales of breakdowns, breakups, and being flat broke. This Fall Hearth event will explore all the ways life goes wrong. Come out and hear six [...]

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October Happenings

Here are several events you will surely want to check out! Seems there is always space for poetry here in our valley. Are you inspired by this beautiful weather to write something yourself? Thursday, Oct 8 OPEN MIC If you do have something to share, why not read to your friends at this month’s Downtowners [...]

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Memorize poems with your whole body

Of course it is delightful to read a good poem, but there is even greater pleasure in memorizing one. Once it is in your head and heart you always have that poem’s wisdom and beauty to draw upon. Also, you can recite it to entertain your friends after a cocktail or two. The Poetry in [...]

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Time to break out those clerihews, dorklets and limericks

Lighthearted poetry doesn’t always get the respect it deserves, and to be honest there’s a lot of goofy stuff out there, but good light verse is a kick to hear and especially fun to create. One expert at writing comic verse is local poet Dave Harvey. Harvey is conducting a free workshop Saturday, October 11, [...]

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