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Sun, 15 Mar


Mattie Furphy House

The Poetry Of Grief

Grief is an incredibly transformative experience. Through it, we try to understand the aching absence of our loss.By engaging in creative processes, such as the writing of poetry, we are able to articulate our own grief, and potentially to assist others in processing their own experiences of loss.

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The Poetry Of Grief
The Poetry Of Grief

Time & Location

15 Mar 2020, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mattie Furphy House, Swanbourne WA 6010, Australia

About the event

Grief is multifaceted in nature, grief occurs on emotional, physical, cognitive, behavioural, social, cultural, spiritual and philosophical levels.  Workshop facilitator Scott-Patrick Mitchell (SPM) will explore the poetry and poetics of grief.  Participants will be equipped with a vocabulary of rituals and symbols that accompany funerals and how these can enrich and focus the writing of poetry that deals with loss.

Cost: Non-members $30, Members $20. Emerging Writers Program Participants $15

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