The most recent meeting of the Writer's Community was April 2nd, and a good time was had by all. Here's how it all went down:
Emily- read an essay from Anne Lamott's new book, "Grace (Eventually)", called "Near the Lagoon, 2004"
Christopher- read 3 poems, Wendell Berry's "How to be a Poet, To Remind Myself"; Charles Bukowski's "40,000 Flies"; and W.B. Yeats' "Adam's Curse"
Andrew- read two short shorts from "How We Are Hungry" by Dave Eggers, first "She Waits, Seething, Blooming", and then "Naveed". He also read an original poem that he wanted feed back on, called "Counterplay".
Nate- read from an interesting book by Daniel Nester, called "God Save My Queen". All of the poems were titled after Queen songs. He read: "Don't Stop Me Now", "Fat Bottom Girls", "Killer Queen", "39", "Under pressure", and "Bohemian Rhapsody".
Matthew- read a few poems from "Donkey Gospel" by Tony Hoagland. He read "Game" and "Self-Improvement".
Derek- read one original poem "Look Before You Leap" and an excerpt from his Cultural Critique for Eng 286.
Megan- read the "20th Main Address" from Colonel Lawrence Chamberlain.
Overall, it was a great night. Please come out to our next meeting, happening on April 9th, at 7 pm in the Writing Center as usual! Look forward to seeing you all there!