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Massachusetts Poetry Festival - The Concrete Room - Shared screen with speaker view
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
35:07
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Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
35:11
https://docs.google.com/document/d/15tVhnowMTp7rsvSeMv1-QW3Kaqv-KuU0/edit
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
36:10
Here are some resources you can follow along with!
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
36:34
poetryriver.org
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
37:02
http://www.poetryriver.org/
susansaccoccia
39:24
How make insert about cc and live transcript go away?
Lizzy
39:30
YES!! JILL!!
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
39:46
Click "Live Transcript" on the bottom of the zoom screen and hit "hide"
Elaina Eller
40:00
can you put these names in the chat please
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
40:05
"Hide subtitles"
susansaccoccia
40:19
Thanks and how make people’s chat notices go away?
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
40:56
Captions are available! Click the “Live Transcript” button at the bottom of your zoom screen.Need assistance? Send a direct message to one of our volunteers.Need help with Zoom or can’t access an event? Call the Festival Helpline: (978) 230-7110Remember to be kind and respectful!
Kate
41:40
chat notices will go away if you keep the chat window open. you can click and drag to move it on the screen if it's still in the way.
gmbelfiglio
41:59
Great choice !!!!!
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
42:33
Can we have the text on screen while we listen?
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
42:38
to follow along?
susansaccoccia
43:11
Better to show poem along with audio which is not super clear
Volunteer - Krysia (she/her) Wazny McClain
43:14
References to much of what Colleen and Dawn are sharing is available in this google doc: https://drive.google.com/file/d/15tVhnowMTp7rsvSeMv1-QW3Kaqv-KuU0/view?usp=sharing
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
43:28
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/55707/buried
Volunteer - Krysia (she/her) Wazny McClain
43:55
Thanks for that link, Rebekah!
Britt
45:43
Fantastic
May Kuroiwa
46:08
Smith just goes for it!
Pamela Ross
46:55
Is that a pelican on cover?
Mary
47:13
yes
Pamela Ross
47:34
Thank you !
susansaccoccia
48:28
Leave it up while you read please!
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
48:43
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Fred Haas (He/Him)
53:00
Just saw this morning, most popular name in MA this year is Olivia
susansaccoccia
55:03
Please explain what poet did — a complete quote from original simply rearranged on page???
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
56:20
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XqggcRUuILZISZN5-Y1AHKJ3RAqRDgRUfRp_9C-7h_w/edit
jopitkin
56:34
Hi Colleen and Dawn, I hope to see you in person at a future Festival. I’m enjoying being able to attend from the comfort of my home office!
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
56:42
Here are our lovely presenters bios!
Sonia Adams
58:01
Notable Documentary Poets & Poetry Collections: Testimony: The United States 1885-1915: Recitative by Charles Reznikoff, Book of the Dead by Muriel Rukeyser, Giscome Road by C. S. Giscombe, Legends From Camp by Lawson Fusao Inada
Volunteer - Krysia (she/her) Wazny McClain
01:00:28
To anyone just joining the workshop, we are writing together for the next fifteen minutes or so. The prompt is on the screen!
Karina Borowicz
01:00:30
Hi, I agree with Susan's comment above... Could you briefly address the Tracy K. Smith method of working with a document? Did she choose lines to extract, did she rearrange, in other words, how did she curate the original text here? Thanks!
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:00:56
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Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:00:59
Remember to be kind and respectful!
Volunteer - Krysia (she/her) Wazny McClain
01:01:22
To anyone just joining the workshop, we are writing together for the next fifteen minutes or so. The prompt is on the screen!
Volunteer - Krysia (she/her) Wazny McClain
01:02:20
To anyone just joining the workshop, we are writing together for the next fifteen minutes or so. The prompt is on the screen!
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:02:28
Susan & Karina, we will try to get to your questions once the writing period is done!
Dawn (she/her) and Colleen (she/her)
01:02:54
T K Smith’s poem is a verbatim transcription, but I believe she re-worked the line breaks.
Volunteer - Krysia (she/her) Wazny McClain
01:03:39
To anyone just joining the workshop, we are writing together for the next 10-15 minutes. The prompt is on the screen!
Dawn (she/her) and Colleen (she/her)
01:03:58
Yes, Pamela, that is a White Pelican by JJ Audubon, and it figures into one of the poems in the chapbook.
Patricia C
01:17:37
I cheated a little but it was fun. I pulled up a draft of a poem I wrote years ago that was basically just a list of what I found in my personal planner on a random day, and tweaked it a little. It's quite a snapshot in time!
g Lara
01:18:10
Please repost the resources
Carol Clark
01:18:15
Great fun!
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:18:19
Resources: https://docs.google.com/document/d/15tVhnowMTp7rsvSeMv1-QW3Kaqv-KuU0/edit
kat szpekman
01:18:22
how do you give credit to the document so you aren't plagarizing?
Deborah Leipziger
01:18:29
This was amazing! Thank you. I used an ecological atlas.
Britt
01:18:33
good question
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:18:35
Presenter Bios: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XqggcRUuILZISZN5-Y1AHKJ3RAqRDgRUfRp_9C-7h_w/edit
Mary
01:18:58
I’m wondering the same thing, Kat
Cheryl
01:19:08
Thank you!
Sonia Adams
01:19:09
Thank you.
Tricia Arrington
01:19:24
Thank you for a great workshop!
Chandra Bales
01:19:24
Thank you for a great workshop
Britt
01:19:34
Thank you for this. I actually used a expecting parent brochure for parenting classes.
Kathleen Gillespie
01:19:38
Thank you for the inspiration!
Melissa Alipalo (she/her)
01:19:47
Fabulous workshop…and just 50 minutes! Total power workshop.
L. Renée
01:19:57
Thank yoU!
Shannon Janovitz
01:20:04
Thank you!
Gabriel McCreath (he/xe)
01:20:04
Thank you so much for this workshop! :)
Kerry
01:20:06
Many thanks!
Mary
01:20:07
Thank youDawn and Colleen!
Erin
01:20:07
Thank you!
Celia Lang
01:20:08
Thank you. I started a piece I’m proud of.
fiona
01:20:09
Thank you everyone
Cassandra Sprague
01:20:10
Thank you so much!
Kris Davis
01:20:11
Thank you!!
Cree Zadra
01:20:12
thanks!!
Christine Ellis
01:20:14
Thank you!
Rebekah Sommer (she/her)
01:20:16
Thanks friends!
g Lara
01:20:16
Thank you!
Gregory Glenn
01:20:20
Thank you, that was wonderful!
GeetaR
01:20:22
Thank you
Lisa (she/her)
01:20:24
Thank you!
Britt
01:20:24
Thank you all!
kat szpekman
01:20:30
Thank you! This was great!!
Carol Clark
01:20:32
Dawn - Is your work all docupoetry?
January O'Neil
01:20:41
Thanks Dawn and Colleen! Thank you, volunteers!
Moira Linehan
01:20:42
Thanks Dawn and Colleen for the inspiration.
Margot Suydam
01:20:55
Thank you for wonderful workshop!
Leah Barber
01:20:58
An unexpected creative moment in my day. Thank you.
John Howard
01:21:01
thanks, great poems and ideas shared
Volunteer - Owen Elphick (he/him/his)
01:21:02
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Carla - carlapoet.com
01:21:04
thank you so much.
deborahmurphy
01:21:12
Thank you for a great workshop!