J. Paul Holcomb plans to deliver a lesson on the Ottava Rima form.
Members have an assignment to write poems based on the use of color to express emotions recalling past events.
Afterward we will spend time in fellowship celebrating the holiday season followed by readings of free choice poems by members and guests.
Members in the News
DPA members deserve special recognition this month for awards received in November. DPA members excelled in this year’s PST Annual Awards. Members won a combined total of 136 awards from wins to the total 10 places of recognized places. Members received 11 First Place awards.
Diane Glancy won the 2016 Catherine Case Lubbe Manuscript Prize, 50 Copies, soft cover poetry book (Formerly the Eakin Award.)
DPA Vice-President Patrick Marshall received further recognition.
Patrick was the “Bright Star” in the November publication, A Galaxy of Verse, Fall/Winter 2016, Vol. 36, No. 2. Patrick has 14 poems published in this edition: 10 in the Bright Star section, 2 in the member section, and 2 in the contest section.
Denton Poets’ Assembly meets on the third Saturday of the month, 10AM - 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 www.DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com.