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Hiii, poetry babies!! HOW is it already the end of September?? Larissa is on her last leg of the Camino (no pun intended) and Kelly is wrapping up a dreamy residency at Greywood Arts in Ireland. But fear-not! We’ll be reuniting this weekend with our Wineberry weed (iykyk) to recap our pilgrimages and prepare for our EUROPEAN POETRY TOUR. 🌍🎙️ Keep scrolling for more info…
In the meantime, we have a wonderful final piece from our “Poetry School” teacher, Crista Siglin, responding to the back to school utensils prompt!
Make Ready Your Utensils 🎶
Make a playlist in response to going back to school
Use the song titles in a poem
Record yourself reading it while sharpening pencils
Only 3 More Days Left to Submit to our Writing Contest! ✏️✏️
Write a poem response to ➡️ any of Crista’s writing prompts ⬅️ for the duration of their “Poetry School” takeover for a chance to:
🎓 Win a scholarship to the infamous “Poetry As_A Workshop” (where Kelly and Larissa met!!) Valued at €150.
📓 Get the piece published on Poetry Trapper Keeper!
PTK Poetry Tour Dates 🌍🎙️
⭐ ⭐ PTK IRL!! You’re going to want to add these dates to your Trapper Keepers - we’ve got workshops, performances & parties planned for the month of October. You’re ALL invited!! We can’t wait to meet youuuuu. ⭐⭐
🎨 Wednesday, October 4th @ Pansy from 2.30-5.00 pm : “Hot People Paint Poetry” Workshop. We’ll learn to write poems and immortalize them on a ceramic object of your choice! (*6.00-8.30 pm workshop is already SOLD OUT)
🍿 Friday, October 6th @ Pansy from 6-9 pm : “Slumber Party” zine celebration. This one’s FREE and doesn’t require an RSVP - just show up with your besties for a drink, some poetry performances, and a chance to FINALLY buy a PTK sticker!
🎤 Sunday, October 8th from 7pm @ Ida Nowhere: “Akimbo” Poetry Performance. Join us for a poetry essay event curated by none-other than poetry teacher-extraordinaire, Crista Siglin!! We’ll be doing an “Overheard at the Sleepover” performance. Door fee is sliding scale donation (€5-15). However, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
🎂 Tuesday Eve, October 17th - 🎉 SPECIAL SURPRISE LAUNCH PARTY 🎉- we have a HUGE collaboration with more besties we haven’t met IRL (yet!) planned for you. More info to be announced soon. MARK. YOUR. CALENDARS. WATCH. THIS. SPACE.