monthly meeting on June 17th, 2017. The regular meeting will begin after an opening discussion. There will be no critique session this month.
After greeting visitors and opening discussions DPA will elect officers for the 2017 - 2018 year.
Current officers and directors include:
President: Richard Weatherly
Vice-President: Patrick Marshall
Webmaster: Annie Neugebauer (Stepping down. Replacement Needed)
Treasurer: Christine Irving
Director: Beth Honeycutt
Director: Cindy Wood
Honorary Board Member: J. Paul Holcomb
Prior to voting, nominations will be taken from the floor. Votes will be taken immediately thereafter.
Next, members will read assigned poems from J. Paul Holcomb's June lesson, "Let’s look at a faux form, Billy Collins’ paradelle for example."
Following the readings, J. Paul Holcomb will present the June lesson on, “Heroes.”
Members and guests will read a free-choice poem during the last hour of our meeting.
Merging Visions 2017 Reception, June 25th. The public is invited to a reception opening the Merging Visions Exhibit, Sunday, May 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the UNT Lightwell Gallery. As an added feature during the reception, 15 of the poets will read one of their poems while an image of the art paired with their work is being shown.
NFSPS ConventionNational Federation of State Poetry Societies Convention 2017
The Art and Soul of Poetry
Hosted by the Poetry Society of Texas
Hilton Downtown Fort Worth
Entertainment ~ Meals ~ Open Readings ~ Contests ~ Workshops ~ Music ~ Fun
June 29-July 2
Denton Poets' Assembly meets on the third Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. - noon at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street, Denton, TX 76201. Meetings are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit http://DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com