The Ancient City Poets will present a workshop on Sunday January 26 at the Gallery Cafe of St. Augustine (in the Staples Plaza). Please register at 1:45 p.m. The workshop begins at 2:00 p.m. Ancient City Poet Robert Waldner will return to take the helm to lead this month’s workshop. small fee of $10 at the door is requested to participate, which provides for bottomless coffee and sweet treats to ignite the write and feed the need to create. Bring a poem on the suggested topic of “January Thaw”. You will learn how to cultivate a poem seed and help it grow with feedback from other workshop participants. After the workshop, travel with your newly cultivated poem a short way up US-1 North to City Coffee and share your poem with an open and supporting audience at the St. Augustine Speaks Open Mic Poetry event.
SUNDAY SPOKEN WORD SERIES
The Ancient City Poets will turn on a microphone at 3:00 pm at City Coffee, located at 1280 N. Ponce de Leon Boulevard, St. Augustine to kick-off a monthly poetry series called “St. Augustine Speaks”. The reading will be held “renga style”, with no emcee or sign-up list. Anyone who wishes to read a poem or two will approach the podium to share and the reading will end when everyone who wishes to share has contributed. The focus of this series is speaking the written word. A supportive environment for all skill levels to present and perfect their poetry delivery style. This is a free event and donations to City Coffee are encouraged.