PSC Mission:  To promote the study, writing, and performance of poetry in Colorado.


The Poetry Society of Colorado meets the third Saturday of each month from 10 - 12. A workshop is offered at most meetings. The annual Awards Luncheon is held on the 3rd Saturday of June.​​


June 15, 2019            
Annual Potluck and Open Mic
June Open Contest Theme: Ubi sunt.  contest details
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July 20, 2019

Topic: Mary Oliver's Life and Legacy

Facilitator: Sandi Rhynard

Note: No poetry contest in July (summer break for judges)

August 17, 2019

Roundtables of Poetic Prowess

Note: No poetry contest in August (summer break for judges)

September 21, 2019

Topic: Critiquing Poetry

Facilitator: Von Neeld  


Attendees will learn best practices for critiquing poetry, and insights on how to analyze and identify effective poetry. Von Neeld is a seasoned editor and award winning poet. 


October 19, 2019

Topic: C.K. Williams

Facilitator: Alana Story


November 16, 2019 

Topic: This is Just to Say - the Imaging of William Carlos Williams

Facilitator: Melanie Eulberg

December 21, 2019

Holiday Party and Potluck

Coming Up in 2020

January: Talking Poetic Turkey, Laurel Becker

February: Oral Presentation, Seth Harris

March:  Image - A Look at Image in Poetry, Tracy Mitchell             

April: PSC Member-Youth Poetry Workshop, Susan Rocco-McKeel

May: W.S. Merwin: Expressing the Inexpressible, Maura Schroeder

June: Annual Meeting and Potluck 

July: Confessional Poetry, Curtis Pierce  

August: Critique — A Hands-on Workshop

September: Selected French Forms, Marcel Duclos




PSC Workshops & Contest Calendar

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Meeting Location:

Peebles Prosthetics
909 Wadsworth Blvd

Lakewood, CO 80214