This is an ongoing project partially sponsored by Poets and Writers
Write and send:
- a drawing and write to it
Poet-in-residence Golda Solomon offers to create ‘cento’ poems from your musings.
From the Latin word for "patchwork," the cento (or collage poem) is a poetic form composed entirely of lines from poems by other poets.(
As a variation of this form around since Virgil and Homer ( personally, I never dated either of these dudes), lines and phrases from your postings will make super group poems.
Writing and Sharing helps us communicate and stay connected.
Blue Door Art Center is one of many centers to close for the safety of our community.
BDAC is open in spirit and virtually.
Let’s create Community Centos
I strongly believe that we are all artists, we are all writers, we are all poets.
I have worked with the Bard College’s Institute for Writing and Thinking technique of *free-writing” and “focus free-writing” for many years. I call it ‘first draft writing.'
It jump starts your creativity with no restraints:
Do not read back what you have written ( Promise)
Do not worry about spelling, grammar, punctuation, run-on sentences, ’good English'
Changing subjects and going to another planet are good.
It’s like writing a letter from your unconscious to the world- putting down on paper your thoughts,feelings, wishes.
A couple of prompts if you like:
I woke up and thought……
Hope to hear from you,
All entries must be typed in an email.
Your entry will be combined with other to create a community work.
ArtSpeak/From Page To Performance / The Art to Writing are postponed until it's safe to go outside again.