Members and guests will be given an opportunity to read a free choice poem.
We look forward to J. Paul Holcomb's poetry lesson this month, a lesson on a French form, the Rondel.
In addition, we'll vote on DPA chapter officers for the year 2014-2015 during this meeting.
Lucinda Breeding, Features Editor for The Denton Record Chronicle recognized three DPA poets and their pairings in the days and weeks that followed the reception: Poet Michale Bergel’s “Alice Is Not in Wonderland,” Poet Samika Swift’s “Trayce of a Poet," and Poet Cindy Wood’s "Pomegranates Two by Two, One for Me, One for You.”
Results of the Merging Visions People’s Choice Award
Congratulations Sandy Sanborn, Lydia Alexander and Christina Smith listed in order of recognition. Winning poems, Sandy Sanborn “Grandparents Are," Lydia Alexander “Peace Passing Understanding," and Christina Smith “Come to Life.” The DRC article on Peoples Choice Award, check the end of the article featuring Cindy Wood
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNERS Visitors to the exhibit were invited to vote on the piece they liked best in the seventh annual “Merging Visions: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art and Poetry.”
Three pairings were selected:
“Grandparents are ...” by poet Lloyd “Sandy” Sanborn, with artist Lin Hampton’s painting Blue Britches;
“Peace Passing Understanding” by poet Lydia Alexander, with artist Tesa Morin’s painting Prayer Flags: Portrait of Jackie Gibbons; and
“Come to Life” by poet Christina Smith, with artist Texa Morin’s painting sserd-dress.
Merging Visions was made possible by Jo Williams, President of the Visual Arts Society of Texas, Rebecca Hines MV committee chair, DPA Members Christine Irving and Jervis Underwood.
Denton Poets’ Assembly meets on the third Saturday of each month, 10AM - Noon at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland Street, Denton, TX 76201. Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.DentonPoetsAssembly.weebly.com