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You the Poet

"To participate in one of Rosemerry’s poetry playshops, or to listen to one of her beautiful presentations, is an invitation to revel in your own creativity. She welcomes her audience into a landscape of words with a generous and irrepressible spirit, and speaks with a boundless compassion. Her love of poetry reaches out and connects with her listeners, opening a space with her audience that invites them to consider themselves, and their art, and their world, in new ways. To hear Rosemerry share her poetry is a felt gift. Her listeners cannot escape being touched."
      —Melissa Stacey, co-founder and organizer, Writers and Scribblers Literary Retreat


Ready to Move More Wholly into Your Creative Process? Through poetry and painting, you can explore both inner and outer landscapes and move more wholly into the creative process. A chance to step out of the rush of your life and dedicate time to your creative, playful, wise and unfolding self. What memories, stories, images and patterns might appear? In this four-day intensive, poet Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer and painter Brucie Holler guide and encourage women as they explore in two genres, a practice that allows for surprising insights, clarity and vulnerability. If you are interested in having a Going Out, Going In retreat hosted near you, contact Rosemerry. 

The Art of the Practice: Poetry Exercises for You to Try

Ever get stumped by a blank white page? One thing I do when this happens is read other people's poetry and look for poems I love. Then, when I stumble on something marvelous, I try to identify what it is that I love so much about that poem and then give myself an assignment. Here are some examples of poems that I love and love to build on.

On the Last Day
Beyond Answers
My Lips Got Lost
Your Place in the Family of Things
Walking in Two Worlds at Once

Feeling Lost?
Feeling Out of Control? Write, Write, Write
Emotions 101
And This Is Why I Hold You
Becoming an Instrument
From Abstract to Road Map
Giving Advice
Looking Into the Crystal Ball
Making it Beautiful
Writing about Writing


Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
P.O. Box 86   Placerville, Colorado  81430
Phone:  970-729-1838