Thursday, March 3, 2016

March, a time for four leaf clovers, meetings, St. Patty's Day and a March challenge!

March is here! How did the February challenge go? Feel free to post your poem, or work that you would like to share.
This month let us go traditional with the Limerick challenge--express yourself, challenge your witty side. Limericks can be funny, a bit cheeky even. Have you written a limerick before? Remember, delving into new poetic form allows us to work on our word choices and stretch beyond our comfort zone. While we may be most comfy in the realm of free verse--what treasures may evolve from attempting the different forms that have continued through the ages.
Spring, Spring, what does it bring? News about our first meeting and our the excitement is building for our launch party for out 10th Anniversary Anthology. 10 Years of KC Metropolitan Verse. Let's make this a party to remember!
" kcmetroverse meets for the first time in 2016! second Sunday 2-4pm at Pat's house. Our meeting will be read, write, read!  bring poetry from your fav or just a poet you wish to share with the group. We'll discuss, maybe  a prompt will stimulate our creativity, and the pencil/pen will take over from there. There is always a true pearl resulting from the process."

Please get your orders for copies of the anthology to
pre-ordering allows us to get funds for the reading and also, the scholarship we support each year.
Get enough for friends and family and don't forget to mention it on your Facebook pages.

April is National Poetry Month!  Our April meeting  (second Sunday- 2-4pm) hosts the release party. each one bring one is the chant!  anyone interested in poetry, new to poetry, just willing to come along with you for the party and stay for the poetry...  it's all about the poetry!" Please invite them to the reading, have them like our Facebook and have them join Facebook and our blog. The more voices the more we learn and grow as a chapter.
Don't forget to explore the March challenge. If you have any comments or ideas please email me at
Let us continue to grow and thrive and share our words with others.

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