Dark Though It Is: A Poetry Reading with Michael Dennis Browne

  • Benedictine Center Benedictine Center
  • St. Paul's Monastery 2675 Benet Road St. Paul, MN 55109
  • Oct 10, 2019 (1 day)
  • By donation

About This Event

“with nobody listening we are saying thank you / we are saying thank you and waving / dark though it is.”

These are the last lines of “Thanks” by W.S. Merwin.” Many poems seek to explore the hidden radiance in things and restore it to our full attention. In these times, it is easy to forget, to despair; poems, like prayers, remind us of our true nature. Michael Dennis Browne will be reading a number of his favorite poems, from various traditions, that carry intimations of hope and gratitude, that help us to stay awake, to keep watch.


Schedule


Venue Highlights


Accommodations


Menu/Cuisine


Directions

Thank you!

We're glad you've joined our retreat community. See you around :)

Return to my event ×

Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

To drop deep into the practices and connect with my true nature... Alison
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

Don't have an account? Sign up.
Or connect with Facebook

Already have an account? Log in.
Or connect with Facebook

or
×