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May 13, 2022
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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Poets Live Forever: Celebrating Spring Poems

Friday, May 13, 2022

Poets Live Forever: Celebrating Spring Poems

Fridays, May 13th, 20th, June 3rd, 10th, 9:30-10:30am       

Open to out-of-town seniors/$20 for series

Val Walker will lead this class exploring themes of joy, gratitude, and rebirth. Each week poems by various poets will be explored, including William Wordsworth My Heart Leaps Up; Mary Oliver Poem of the One World and Don’t Hesitate; Billy Collins Today and Love; Marge Piercy More Than Enough; Emily Dickinson Within My Garden Rides a Bird and A Light Exists in Spring; Wendell Berry The Peace of Wild Things, What We Need Is Here and Why; William Blake Eternity; quotes from Rumi about joy. Registration required as space is limited; call or email the Council on Aging. Val Walker, M.S., is an author, educator, and consultant who enjoys sharing her love of poetry with others. She was a counselor for 20 years, is a contributing blogger for Psychology Today, and author of The Art of Comforting and 400 Friends and No One to Call.

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