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Unity Days Event: Write to Heal Program

Calling all aspiring poets!

JMRL, in partnership with WriterHouse and The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, will host a free poetry writing event open to poets of all ages.

On August 9, from 12-1:30pm, poets are invited to take part in #TheWrite2Heal program, which is part of Charlottesville Unity Days and designed to bring the community together.

During the event, poets will be encouraged to write a brief poem or prose using the theme of “on the wings of unity”.

Each poem will be written on a piece of paper shaped like a feather and will be attached to a sculpture of a cardinal, created by local artist and poet Jum Jirapan. The cardinal sculpture will be on display at the Central Library throughout August.

#TheWrite2Heal will be held in the Madison Room at the Central Library and attendees can register by emailing no later than August 8.

Light refreshments will be served during the event.

For more information, please call WriterHouse at 434.296.1922.

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