As we close our book club discussion of Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering, we consider the closing of our events, and how to end well.
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In this week’s book club discussion of Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering, we consider how rules can provide the structure needed to make events more experimental, whimsical and democratic.
We begin our book club discussion of Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering with a look at the purpose of our gatherings and the need that sometimes arises to exclude, with kindness.
Priya Parker encourages us to create meaningful, transformative gatherings that shape “the way we think, feel, and make sense of our world.” Join us for our latest book club discussion of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters.
< Return to Robert Frost Poems Flower-gathering I Left you in the morning, And in the morning glow, You walked a way beside me To make me sad to go. Do you know me in the gloaming, Gaunt and dusty grey with roaming? Are you dumb because you know me not, Or dumb because you […]
It’s funny the things we are grateful for, in retrospect. Join us as we learn a poem of gratitude By Heart: “The Good Life” by Tracy K. Smith.
Imagine discovering a treasure—a flower. Who will you tell? Join us and learn “Sea Poppies” by H.D. By Heart.
Love is there — “Somewhere or Other.” Beauty keeps hope alive. Join us and learn a love poem by Christina Rossetti By Heart.
You’d be surprised by what men die for lack of. So, we’re going on a poem hunt to make things better. Plus, we’re learning an Abigail Carroll poem about poetry By Heart.
Do you want to fall in love with poetry? Memorize a poem (or thirty-six). This By Heart column shows how—with time and tea.
Join us and bite into the round jubilance of peaches as we learn Li-Young Lee’s poem “From Blossoms” By Heart.
For this month’s By Heart, we learn a poem about motherhood by Kate Baer, called “Motherload.”
Sometimes our choices come down to nests or mountains. Learn Tess Gallagher’s poem “Choices” By Heart and see which one you choose.
What have you lost today? Poet Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art” invites us into the art of losing in this month’s By Heart.
For Black History Month, we learn Lucille Clifton’s “blessing the boats” By Heart and consider the memory of a Chilean sea.
The river that is our country runs on, despite crooked hearts. Read W.H. Auden’s “As I Walked Out One Evening” beside your favorite river.
A pandemic is a perfect time to learn a poem By Heart, especially Derek Mahon’s “Everything Is Going To Be All Right.”
Uncle Walt says spiders and souls have a lot in common. Our By Heart column considers Whitman’s ‘A Noiseless Patient Spider’ and Charlotte.
When a poem knocks, you open. Join Megan Willome as she learns Walter de la Mare’s creepy “Some One” By Heart, just in time for Halloween.
Autumn’s signs may be subtle, but they are there. Join Megan Willome as she learns the end of John Keats’ poem ‘To Autumn’ by heart.