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Pop Up Art Poetry

Release Poetry Series

Contribute to a collaboratively created poem!
Fill out the form below to send us words and phrases inspired by the notion of “Release.”

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The Longing Poetry Series

During March 2021, people were invited to contribute words and phrases in response to prompts around the notion of “longing.” Community poets Andrew Trull and Sigrid Geddes have arranged the contributions into the poems that are presented below and at the following locations:

Galeairy Public Beach, Whitney
JR Booth Park, Madawaska
Wadsworth Beach, Combermere
Combermere Public Beach and Playground
Riverbank Park, Deep River
Killaloe Public Library, to be confirmed

Click each poetry image to enlarge. Paintings by Genevieve Townsend.