Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Last Word: Final Poetry Workshop Sunday! 04/03

My Final Poet Laureate Writer’s Workshop

The perfect way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon is writing poetry with new friends!
Sign up and be a part of this last workshop I will be teaching as Tacoma Poet Laureate!

There are seats available for this last class on SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 1:30p.m. to 3:30p.m. @ Urban Grace Church, Rm. 301, Tacoma, WA, Use 9th Street entrance! 902 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

RSVPing is required. Simply email your RSVP and your full name to:
Class fee: $10 suggested donation. Bring check or cash to the class on the day you attend.

Class Outline:
This 2-hour workshop will be led by Poet Laureate of Tacoma, Tammy Robacker, and is designed to explore the craft of poetry writing for poets and writers of all skill levels. Workshop attendees will spend time examining and discussing poetic elements in existing, canonized poems by a diverse representation of poets. Then students will be given the opportunity to write their own poetry in exercises. Last of all, students will share their written work aloud in a round-robin fashion for gentle critique and commentary by the group.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Arts Innovator Article in Showcase Mag- by TLR

Two cutting-edge Washington artists, Leo Berk and Margie Livingston, were recently recognized with the prestigious Arts Innovator Award. Here's a feature I did on them in the Spring issue of SHOWCASE Magazine.

Monday, March 21, 2011

powerful lines

I have to stop to touch my life & see if it's real.
How surprising to find that I wanted so much,
and mostly got it. My fantasies are fewer now
(one involves living through a day without

--from the poem, Moon in Time Lapse
by David Rivard

Friday, March 18, 2011

TLR PR: bellaballs floats hope and help to Japan

A press announcement I wrote for one of my FAVE businesses and local artists 'bellaballs' is on the Travel Tacoma website today. They are giving back to Japan:

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Feelin' poemsaic

Wow. I'm doing an editorial feature article on this local mosaic artist. She is so amazing. I wonder if I can trade her a poetry book, for
a window...