Dharma Talk: Poetry as Spiritual Practice

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Schedule: See above
Price: Donations welcomed

Throwing Away Your Shoes, Entering the Landscape of Poetry:

A talk on Poetry as Spiritual Practice

The Dharma talk this evening will be about poetry, and will invite everyone to participate in the April National Poetry Month, with our annual online 30 Poems in 30 Days blog. Meditation begins at 7:00 p.m.


You may also be interested in these other Poetry Month events:

April 1 to April 30
Free online event
30 Poems in 30 Days: Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple's Annual Interactive Poetry Blog
Thirty days of daily poetry writing in a supportive and compassionate on-line teaching platform. It will include weekly writing prompts, reflections on poetry, art, practice, work, and life, and feature guest artists.
Everyone is welcome to participate. No experience necessary. If you have never written a poem before, this is the place to start!
For inspiration and to create community, we will be posting our poetry online for all participants in the event to read.
Technical details to come – watch for them on the web site.
To begin, you may wish to come to the Poetry Talk on March 27th.
Saturday, April 19
Poetry Walking Tour
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walking/Writing Tour of Poetry Posts in Portland
Look and listen for more details on the 30 Poems in 30 Days blog and during after-meditation announcements.
Thursday, May 1
Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple
Dharma Talk on Poetry
Putting on Your Shoes, Walking with Poetry in Your Heart: Integrating the Poetical in the Prosaic World of Work, Family, and Obligations
Tonight’s Dharma talk tonight will be about poetry, and conclude the National Poetry Month events. Meditation begins at 7:00 p.m.