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Poetry Club Talks…RC Weslowski Part 1

Poetry Club Talks…RC Weslowski Part 1

December 30, 2020

Topic: RC Weslowski
Host: Shannon
Poems: "Sparks" and "PNE Love Affair"
Recorded: December 26, 2020

Sparks and PNE Love Affair

The use of Hyperbole, Onomatopoeia, the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), and one special four-letter word are a few of the topics Poetry Club considers in this week’s discussion of the Canadian poet RC Weslowski.

RC Weslowski is the 2016 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret award winner for excellence and innovation in the spoken word. He’s a 2 time World Cup of Poetry Slam Finalist, A Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion,  A Canadian Festival of Spoken Word Haiku Champion, A CFSW Underground Indie Champion, A CFSW Team Slam Champion, an NPS Haiku Death Match Runner Up, an NPS Team Slam Finalist and COACH of the 2014 Vancouver Youth Slam Team national champions.

RC gave us permission to discuss his poetry.  The poems attached belong to RC Weslowski.  Do not use without his permission.

Please visit his website to watch videos and learn more about this fascinating person.
http://rcweslowski.com/

 

Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 3

Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 3

December 25, 2020

Topic: Composition Methods
Host: Ron Leatherbarrow
Poems: "Housekeeper", "River Ink", "Her Hands"
Recorded: December 19, 2020

In our final episode exploring personal styles of poetry composition, Shannon shares three poems written at different times, 2010, 2012, 2016, when her style shifted.  Her background in broadcasting plays an unexpected role not only in her composition but also in the presentation.

 

Housekeeper, River Ink, & Her Hands

 

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Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 2

Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 2

December 21, 2020

Topic: Composition Methods
Host: Ron Leatherbarrow
Poems: "Fold Your Wings"
Recorded: December 12, 2020

Three of us volunteered to share poems and talk about our composition methods.  In part two, Amory discusses her writing style and brings a sample of her work "Fold Your Wings" (below).  She shares how she'll often work the piece in her mind for days before sitting at her computer. As Ron says, "You don't know how GD lucky you are tonight to be hearing this!" Grab a cup of something warm and join us.

 

Fold Your Wings PDF

 

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Poetry Club Talks…Methods and Strategies for Composing

Poetry Club Talks…Methods and Strategies for Composing

December 21, 2020

Topic: Methods and Strategies for Composing
Host: Ron
Poem: "Altered Landscape" by Ron
Recorded: November 14, 2020

Ron puts his money where his mouth is by submitting his own poem (below) for this week's discussion on strategies for composing.

 

Altered Landscape

 

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Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 1

Poetry Club Talks…Composition Styles Part 1

December 20, 2020

Topic: Composition Methods
Host: Ron Leatherbarrow
Poems: "Gratitude", "His Hat"
Recorded: December 12, 2020

Three of us volunteered to share poems and talk about our composition methods.  First up is Linda who shares two poems "Gratitude" and "His Hat" (below). She talks about that moment during the construction when a spark hits, why it's difficult for her to "scrap" a poem midway, and more.

 

His Hat and Gratitude PDF

 

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