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Parent Arts Lab: Unhurt & Rest – Part 3

November 7, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


BIO: Kay Bell is an Educator, Storyteller and Music Enthusiast. For her, writing works as a birthing floor for healing, invention, and reimagination— where the poetic voice is responsible for both blessing and bruising the inquiring reader. Currently, she works as an Academic Advisor and Adjunct Professor at the City College of New York and can be found nurturing her plants and her two sons, in the heart of the South Bronx.

Unhurt & Rest
 is a transformative poetry workshop series that invites participants to explore the profound connection between poetry and personal healing. In the three-part series, participants will embark on a journey of self-discovery through storytelling, emotional expression, and catharsis utilizing the art of poetry. Facilitated by the 2023-2025 Bronx Poet Laureate, Kay Bell, the workshops are designed to provide a safe and nurturing space for participants to express their innermost thoughts through interactive discussions, writing exercises and group sharing. Additional features of the workshop series will include exploring the history and therapeutic benefits of poetry, and learning how it has been used as a means of self-reflection, emotional release and resilience.

Workshop 3 (Nov 7): Unraveling the Power of Self-Validation

During this session, participants will learn how poetry can be a powerful tool for self-validation which serves as an important aspect of self-care and personal growth. They will find inspiration in poetic techniques and prompts as well as discuss the concept of self-validation, recognizing self worth and honoring personal truths to build confidence, resilience and self-compassion.


November 7, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


DreamYard COSI


DreamYard Project
1085 Washington Ave
Bronx, 10456 United States
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