Poetry: Doorway to Prayer

Awaken your muse as we discuss poetry and write in response to presented material. What makes a poem? What resonates for you? How might a poem inspire a prose piece?

Get ready to create your own delights of language as we play with words, rhythm, and ideas shared in a non-judgmental environment.

Date & Time: Sat., March 28, 11am to 3pm

Presenter: Karen Rippstein

Fee: $50 (includes lunch)

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About the Presenter:

Karen Rippstein is a Certified Poetry Therapist, poet, and creative writing teacher. she teaches writing programs at colleges, senior centers, spirituality centers, libraries, and inter-generational programs at  area schools. An ongoing recipient of Poets and Writers, Inc. grants and a member of the Poetry Caravan, Karen’s work has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines.

Writing Tuesdays

Explore your creativity in response to prompts where you’ll shape your words into prose, poetry, or journal musings. Bring a favorite pen and notebook, and record ideas into stories in a non-judgmental environment. Sharing is optional.

Date & Time: Tuesdays, 1 to 3pm, Jan. 15 & Feb. 12, 2019

Presenter: Karen Rippstein
Fee: $30 per session

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About the Presenter

Karen Rippstein, is a Certified Poetry Therapist, poet, and creative writing teacher. She teaches writing programs at colleges, senior centers, spirituality centers, libraries, and inter-generational programs at area schools. An ongoing recipient of Poets and Writers, Inc. grants and a member of the Poetry Caravan, Karen has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines.

Writing Tuesdays

Explore your creativity in response to prompts where you’ll shape your words into prose, poetry, or journal musings. Bring a favorite pen and notebook, and record ideas into stories in a non-judgmental environment. Sharing is optional.

Date & Time: Tuesdays, 1 to 3pm, Jan. 15 & Feb. 12, 2019

Presenter: Karen Rippstein
Fee: $30 per session

REGISTER NOW

About the Presenter

Karen Rippstein, is a Certified Poetry Therapist, poet, and creative writing teacher. She teaches writing programs at colleges, senior centers, spirituality centers, libraries, and inter-generational programs at area schools. An ongoing recipient of Poets and Writers, Inc. grants and a member of the Poetry Caravan, Karen has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines.

Poetry: Doorway to Prayer

This writing workshop invites you to explore nature as healer, nature as delight and nature as companion. Let the surroundings of Mariandale be your inspiration to paint words into a poetic rhythm of lyrical language. During the workshop, we’ll have writing prompts to explore the creative process as a spiritual path where you’ll be able to connect with your inner wisdom and the sacredness of solitude.

Dates and Times: Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11 am to 3:30 pm

Presenter: Karen Rippstein

Fee: $50

REGISTER NOW

 


About the Presenter

Karen Rippstein, is a Certified Poetry Therapist, poet, and creative writing teacher. She teaches writing programs at colleges, senior centers, spirituality centers, libraries, and inter-generational programs at area schools. An ongoing recipient of Poets and Writers, Inc. grants and a member of the Poetry Caravan, Karen has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines.

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