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Saturday, April 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Told Poetry: Listening for Keeps, a workshop by poet Verandah Porche

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How often loved ones have passed without transmitting their wisdom? Told Poetry is a gentle practice for turning talk into text and connection, for gathering rich language that would otherwise be lost. In this relaxed two-hour workshop, participants will create a safe space to explore their own poetic imagery. They will read examples, walk through the steps with Verandah, then take turns as narrator and scribe. No experience necessary and no way to do it wrong!


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Verandah Porche / Poet, Storyteller, Writer

"Listening for the Told Poem" Verandah Porche has developed a practice, “told poetry” or “shared narrative” to allow those who need a scribe to create and share personal literature. She has conducted residencies with patients, staff and volunteers at hospitals, rehabs, nursing homes, senior centers, and in peoples' homes, around New England. She provides training to chaplains, hospice volunteers, nurses, caregivers, and... Read More →



Saturday April 12, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Great Room (MSL 3rd Floor) 1 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401