Toward Darkness: Celebrating the Equinox through Poetry and Prose

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Presented by Mill Valley Book Depot and Cafe at Mill Valley Book Depot & Cafe, Mill Valley CA

Sep 20 2018
Toward Darkness: Celebrating the Equinox through Poetry and Prose

Mary Reynolds Thompson discusses her book, Reclaiming The Wild Soul, and how darkness influences the creative process

Join us for an evening with author Mary Reynolds Thompson as she discusses her book, Reclaiming The Wild Soul.  Darkness is a significant aspect of the forest landscape she writes about in Reclaiming the Wild Soul.

Mary will also talk about how darkness influences the creative process.

This will be an experiential evening filled with poetry and opportunities for the daring to write.

“We know we are bound by darkness, born into mystery.”

“When we embrace darkness, we learn that our ideas need time to quietly take root, away from harsh light of the everyday world.”

“If you have ever dared to brave the depths of your creativity, you know the power of darkness.”

Reclaiming the Wild Soul

 

Mary Reynolds Thompson is an award-winning writer, facilitator of poetry therapy, and a pioneer in the emerging field of spiritual ecology. She speaks and holds workshops around the world and has developed an archetypal model of transformation based on five Earth landscapes. She is an instructor for TreeSisters, a non-profit with the dual mission of empowering women and reforesting the tropics, and is core faculty for the Therapeutic Writing Institute, the leading training institute for expressive writing therapy. Author of Embrace Your Inner Wild: 52 Reflections for a Eco-Centric World (with photographer Don Moseman), and Reclaiming the Wild Soul: How Earth’s Landscapes Restore Us to Wholeness (a 2015 Nautilus Award Winner), she is at work on her new book, A Wild Soul Woman.

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Free admission

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7:00 – 8:00 pm

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Mill Valley Book Depot & Cafe

87 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941

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