My 1st time at Cave Canem

I went to the first meeting of the Fall 2015 poetry workshop at Cave Canem. I love the location. It is so spacious. We sat around a rectangular table. There were ten of us. We read a handout we were given. We did a little bit of writing. Cave Canem reminds me of a taking a Poetry class at the Downtown Trenton campus of Mercer County Community College (my alma mater). I am so happy. I did the short assignment for this week and I’m looking forward to this Thursday’s workshop.

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I am a Black Guyanese woman. I'm thirty nine years old. I went back to college to take Early Childhood Education classes. I want to get a second 48-credit BA degree in Early Childhood Education by 2021. I go to NJCU. I have a BA in Creative Writing from NJCU. I graduated from NJCU in August 2015. I transferred to NJCU from Mercer. I have my AA degree from Mercer in Humanities and Social Science since May 2007. I write poems, I write memoirs, I'm a blogger and I am taking a children's lit course. I love reading memoirs. I also do book reviews from time to time. My favorite poet is Emily Dickinson. I grew up in Ewing, New Jersey. I live in Princeton Junction with my parents!

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