Ol’ man Simon, planted a diamond,
Grew hisself a garden the likes of none.
Sprouts all growin’, comin’ up glowin’,
Fruit of jewels all shinin’ in the sun.
Colors of the rainbow,
See the sun and rain grow
Sapphires and rubies on ivory vines…
—from Shel Silverstein’s “The Garden”
Join us for our National Poetry Month meet-up in New York City!
Tues Apr 22 & Wed Apr 23, 2014
Ruby Garden Dreams is a two-day event, featuring:
-New York City Sightseeing of “Garden” Locations (with members of Tweetspeak Team or open)
-Lunch at the Library Hotel (with members of the Tweetspeak Team or open)
-Afternoon poetry workshop let by L.L. Barkat, in the Library Hotel Poetry Garden.
-New York City Sightseeing, dinner, nightlife (open)
Daytime: New York City Sightseeing of “Garden” or other locations (open)
7:00-9:30 pm (doors open at 6:30): “Ruby Garden Dreams” Evening of Poetry & Music at International Arts Movement. Some purchasers will be eligible to receive art pieces in the IAM art auction.
If you would like to book a room at The Library Hotel, you will be given a discount code upon purchase of package. A stay at The Library Hotel is not required in order to participate in the event, which is taking place at conveniently-located Midtown sites.
Tuesday & Wednesday Package: $125.00 (price includes poetry workshop, art auction, evening of poetry and music, plus the chance to sightsee with the Tweetspeak Team from 10-1 on Tuesday. Entrance fees to sightseeing “sites” and lunch cost not included.)
Wednesday Package Only (including Art Auction): $40.00 (price includes Art Auction and Wednesday evening of poetry & music)
Wednesday Package Only (not eligible for Art Auction pieces): $10.00 (price excludes Art Auction, but includes Wednesday evening of poetry and music)