IN THIS HAPPY PLACE MY SERIOUS HEART HAS MADE: CELEBRATING SINCERITY–JACK GILBERT AND THE POETRY OF MAGNITUDE, INCLUDING LINDA GREGG, GERALD STERN, C.K. WILLIAMS, AND MORE POETRY IN THE NEWS, HALLELUIAH–LEONARD COHEN, CAVAFY, AND CULTURAL COMMENTATORS JOHN PENNER (LA TIMES) AND CHRISTY WAMPOLE (NY TIMES) CALLING FOR AND OUT SINCERITY
Poetry That Matters to Our Life
YOU ARE INVITED TO COME TO POETRY EVENTS OF DR. MOSSBERG
POETRY READING DECEMBER 7, ARTISANA GALLERY, THE BLESSING TREE, A POETRY OF TREES AS PEOPLE MAKE WISHES ON A TREE CREATED IN THE GALLERY, 6:30 PM, FOREST AVENUE, PACIFIC GROVE
SATURDAY DECEMBER 8, 2 P.M. CHERRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, CARMEL, CA:
EMILY DICKINSON DRAMATIC READING IN HONOR OF HER BIRTHDAY (YES, CANDLES AND SINGING, CAKE AND SPIRITS)
SUNDAY DECEMBER 9, 2 P.M., MY LIFE WITH EMILY DICKINSON: A LIFE JOURNEY COMPANION, PACIFIC GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (YES, HOME-MADE GINGERBREAD WILL BE SERVED, AND SHERRY)
How much is up in the air, how much is up to us? What are our choices? What’s yes and what’s no, what’s up and what’s down, what’s charm and what’s strange, what’s bottom and what’s top? Okay, Poetry Slow Down, YOU’re the quarky top, and charm and UP and yes, AND no, we’re saying NO to going too fast . . . on KRXA Think for yourself radio, this is our way of slowing down to think! The urban dictionary defines “vember” as “An adrenaline rush, something that makes you nervous, neurotic, up-tight,etc.” so NO-vember invokes our mellow, slow-downed, relaxed, flowing Poetry SLOW DOWN, I’m your grateful host, Professor Barbara Mossberg.