I put on a poetry-writing session with the Ecotherapy ‘Connect to Nature with Creative Writing’ Group at St Nicks in York last week. They wanted me to begin my session with a few of my own poems. This is one that I thought apt:
Then we started our workshop proper.
I was bowled over by the quality of work the participants came up with. It far exceeded my expectations. I’d like to thank all the members of the group for letting me come and join them, and for sharing their thoughts and words and imaginations with me.
I was there as part of a project to … ah, well, that would be telling. More about that later!
Meanwhile, I had some lovely words back from participants and organisers of the group:
‘Thank you so much Anneliese, your workshop was so lively, fun and well organised, thank you. ‘
‘The poetry workshop was excellent… The feedback I have received today from group members was very positive – saying that they were very pleased with the outcome and … enjoyed getting involved and felt very pleased they had participated.’
I was very pleased to have participated too.