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Poets Of The Palm Beaches Welcomes Everyone To Learn And Enjoy Poetry

Are you an emerging poet? A prolific poet? The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in October, to which the public is welcome. Events take place in different parts of Palm Beach County and are FREE. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. This month’s Form is “Spenserian Sonnet” and your Prompt: Use a famous quote in poem. If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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2015 Anthology

You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 20, 2015. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each.   Every member receives one free copy of the Anthology. To become a member (MUST be a resident of Palm Beach County) follow this link: http://www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com/#!membership/c1yzj

 

 

 

Poets of the Palm Beaches

October, 2015

MEETINGS:

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

October 14, 2015

7:00 pm

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

October 18th

2:00 PM

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

Featured Reader is Cyndee Bowdoin

Form is: Spenserian Sonnet (http://media.wix.com/ugd/aece7e_6797b00263ee45a9a4098784b9680d9f.pdf)

Prompt: Use a famous quote in poem.

 

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

October 20, 2015

7:00 pm

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com

http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

 

 

 

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