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Library Discussion Groups: Boerne Beat Poetry Group

An introduction to all the groups we offer to the public free of charge. You can join one or more of the groups.

Boerne Beat Poetry

January 6       100th Anniversary of the Roaring 20s   Bring in poems celebrating jazz, flappers,                                                                                                                                                                       prohibition or anything else that made the 1920s.
February 3     Winter Poetry  Poems that bring you warmth or remind you of the snowy season

March 2          Texas Poetry  Honoring Texas Independence Day

April 6             Earth Day 2020  Poems about the planet

May 4             Happy Birthday Poetry  Bring in poems by someone who was born or died in May

June 1           World Poetry  Kick off our 2020 Summer Odyssey!

July 6            Mythology in Poetry  Bring a piece of work based on a mythological character.

August 3       Blackout Poetry Special  Fun morning of experimenting with Blackout Poetry

September 7 (SPECIAL DATE) Limericks and Haikus  Exploring short poetry forms

October 5      Spooky Poetry  Poems that give you chills as we head into the spooky season

November 2  Women’s Poetry  Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment

December 7  World War II Poetry  Observing the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing with poetry created in WWII.

This group of poets and poetry lovers meets on the first Monday of the month at 9:15 am, unless otherwise noted.

January 7 Poems from Across the Pond

February 4 The Song Lyric as Poetry

March 4 Poems You Loved as a Child – Dr. Seuss Day

April 1 Poetic Form: The Villanelle

May 6 Happy Birthday Walt Whitman!

June 3 Go Global:  Poems of the World

July 1 Coming Home: Texas Hill Country Poetry 

August 5  Groovy Poetry – Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock

September 9 (Special Date) Psychology of Poetry – Verse that makes you feel

October 7 Tribute Poems: Real or Imagined, Friend or Foe – Poems that remind you of, or you have written about, another sentient being

November 4 Grateful for Poetry – Poems that provide grace & gratitude

December 2 Inspiring Poems, or Works that Inspired You to Write a Poem - annual holiday potluck

This group of poets and poetry lovers meets on the first Monday of the month at 9:15 am, unless otherwise noted. 

January 8 (Special Date) Form Poetry: Share your favorite poetic form

February 5 Poem Pairs: Bring a photograph or a personal item and a poem that pairs with it

March 5 World Poets: Celebrating World Poetry Day (March 21)

April 2 Poet Laureates: Celebrating National Poetry Month

May 7 Field Trip Poetry: PoeTree event at Igo Library in San Antonio

June 4 Poems about Music and Musicians

July 2 Song Lyric Poetry

August 6 Haiku

September 10 (Special Date) Art Poetry: Poetry Inspired by Art

October 1 Poems that Spook! 

November 5 War Poetry

December 3 Holiday Party and Poetry