John A. Armstrong
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Poetry West Workshop

There will be a Poetry West Workshop on October 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Mountain Fold Books, 121 E. Costilla St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  We will do  in-house critique of each others' poems that you bring.  Future meetings will include poets Joy Sawyer, Kathleen Willard, Jane Hilberry, and National Poetry Month in April 2017, as well as other programs next year. We are actively seeking new members.  Annual dues for membership are $35 and go directly to the organization for speakers,…See More
Sep 23, 2016
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Poetry West Workshop with Kathleen Willard at Mountain Fold Books

October 1, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
There will be a Poetry West Workshop on October 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Mountain Fold Books, 121 E. Costilla St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  We will do  in-house critique of each others' poems that you bring.  Future meetings will include poets Joy Sawyer, Kathleen Willard, Jane Hilberry, and National Poetry Month in April 2017, as well as other programs next year. We are actively seeking new members.  Annual dues for membership are $35 and go directly to the organization for speakers,…See More
Sep 20, 2016
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Poetry West Workshop with Kathleen Willard at Mountain Fold Books

October 1, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
There will be a Poetry West Workshop on October 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Mountain Fold Books, 121 E. Costilla St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  We will do  in-house critique of each others' poems that you bring.  Future meetings will include poets Joy Sawyer, Kathleen Willard, Jane Hilberry, and National Poetry Month in April 2017, as well as other programs next year. We are actively seeking new members.  Annual dues for membership are $35 and go directly to the organization for speakers,…See More
Sep 15, 2016
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Poetry West Workshop with Kathleen Willard at Mountain Fold Books

October 1, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
There will be a Poetry West Workshop on October 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Mountain Fold Books, 121 E. Costilla St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  We will do  in-house critique of each others' poems that you bring.  Future meetings will include poets Joy Sawyer, Kathleen Willard, Jane Hilberry, and National Poetry Month in April 2017, as well as other programs next year. We are actively seeking new members.  Annual dues for membership are $35 and go directly to the organization for speakers,…See More
Sep 15, 2016
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Poetry West at Mountain Fold Books

September 3, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Laura Stuckey will facilitate a workshop on the Verse Essay form.  The Verse Essay is an expansive form that sits at the intersection of poetry and the essay. Making use of poetic form and meter, it also expands into other areas such as philosophy, social criticism, the arts or politics. It was popularized during the seventeenth century, and used to its fullest potential by Pope and Dryden. It has enjoyed a life beyond that time, however, and seems to be making a minor resurgence now. We will…See More
Aug 26, 2016
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33rd Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show

            The Pikes Peak Whittlers are holding their 33rd Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show on May 21 and 22 at the Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 South 33rd Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904.  Local woodworkers will compete in over 40 categories of carving and woodcraft.  There will be 50 tables of displays including…See More
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32nd Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show at Colorado Springs Shrine Club

May 16, 2015 at 10am to May 17, 2015 at 4pm
            The Pikes Peak Whittlers are hosting their 32nd Annual Woodcarving & Woodworking Show, Sale, and Competition on May 16th and 17th at the Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 South 33rd Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904.  Local woodworkers will compete in over 40 categories of the carving, woodcraft, and scroll saw arts.  There will be 50 tables of displays, as well as sales of wood, patterns, tools, and carvings.  Watch and learn as chips fly during carving demonstrations and a…See More
Apr 7, 2015
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Whittlers Donate Noah's Ark

            For their 2014 club project, members of the Pikes Peak Whittlers carved a Noah’s Ark and twenty pairs of animals…See More
Jun 6, 2014
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Whittlers Donate Noah's Ark

            For their 2014 club project, members of the Pikes Peak Whittlers carved a Noah’s Ark and twenty pairs of animals…See More
Jun 5, 2014
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Apr 28, 2013
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29th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show

                Artistry and humor released from wood will be featured at the 29th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show, Sale, and Competition hosted by the Pikes Peak Whittlers.  Imagine wildlife, fish, birds, and wooly characters all carved by the Whittlers and their friends from around Colorado and surrounding…See More
Apr 29, 2012
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Pikes Peak Whittlers' 34th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show

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The Pikes Peak Whittlers are hosting their 34th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show.  Over 40 carvers and woodworkers will be displaying, competing, selling, and teaching about the creation of artistic treasures from wood. …

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Poetry West Workshop: Ars Poetica, Triolets, and Bad Love Poems

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Poetry West Workshop:  Ars Poetica, Triolets, and Bad Love Poems

J. Diego Frey will lead a discussion of:  1 - Triple Your…

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Poetry West Workshop: Sparking the Creative Fires with James Ciletti

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Poetry West Workshop:  Sparking the Creative Fires with James Ciletti

James Ciletti, Pikes Peak Poet Laureate, 2010 – 2012 will lead a journaling workshop leading us from start to finish in the craft of creating a journal and system of journaling to create daily inspiration for our work as writers.…

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Poetry West Workshop: Deep Play, A Poetry Romp

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Poetry West Workshop:  Deep Play, A Poetry Romp with Joy Roulier Sawyer

In her book, Deep Play…

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At 2:03pm on March 28, 2011, Katy Booth said…

Hi John,

 

Thanks for joining! Welcome to Fresh∙Ink -- hope you will find the site a fun place to post your photos and thoughts and see what else is going on around the area! Feel free to join any communities you'd like and let us know what you're up to.

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