Gatherings

The Gatherings are held in January in Midcoast area, February in Portland area, March in Augusta area.
MPS members given priority registration; others welcome on a space available basis.
Limited to 12 participants unless otherwise announced.
RSVP a must.
You may attend any or all of these gatherings.

Gathering #3 - Rockland
To take place on Saturday, June 24 (Postponed twice)

Location: Lincoln Street Art Center, 24 Lincoln Street, Rockland
BRING: $5 registration fee. A brown bag lunch. Bring your coffee or other beverage and any snack food you may want. None will be provided on site.
Please email Carol at mainepoet@me.com or call her at 207-594-8954 if you plan to attend.
FORMAT: Maximum of 16 people
9:00 Check-in; meet and greet
10:00 Types/styles/methods of critique
Strategies for applying critique principles to our own work when revising
12:15 Brown bag lunch, birthday cake (gluten free flour used)
1:00-2:30 Practicing two types of critique methods using our poems and a poem of another poet
2:30-3:15 Poet's Corner (open mic). Bring a poem of no longer than 24 lines. The original request was that this be on the theme of "How to Survive Winter."
3:15-3:30 Fill out evaluation forms
Farewell and homeward
NOTE: Please bring 17 copies of two poems: one of your own and one you admire written by someone else. Both will be critiqued.

Guests are welcome!

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