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There’s spontaneity, creativity, wonder and joy when you allow yourself to talk to strangers in unexpected places. Author Marg Gibbs shares personal stories, poetry and activities to reflect upon in this book on connection with others. Divided into 12 chapters covering topics from travel, art, food and loneliness, Conversations with Strangers showcases beautiful photographs taken by Marg to inspire and motivate the reader.
Marg Gibbs shares her knowledge as a grandma, wife, teacher and friend to many.
There is joy in unexpected encounters and conversations with everyday strangers. Author Marg Gibbs offers personal narrative, poems, activities and reflections on topics like travel, loneliness, quietude, empathy and more.
In a friendly and personable style, this book allows the reader to uncover more truth about themselves and others.
CATEGORY: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
AGES: ADULT (18+)
PUBLISHED: AUGUST 2020
PAGES: 162 Full Colour
The basics of poetry. Why write poetry? Why journal?
Discoverthe different types of poems to connect your emotions.
Audio: The Shark, E.J. Pratt; Names by Michelle Taylor; Today by Mary Oliver
Bite into a poem. How to start. What ingredients do you need?
Look at some bite sized gems.
Audio: Rhyme by Elizabeth Coatsworth; Roger the Dog by Ted Hughes; Grandpa , Me and Poetry by Sally Morgan.
Daily reflections & gratitude.
What others say?
What can you write about?
Audio: Poetry Appreciation. Listening and reflection of various poems.
My Journal – Silver linings. Creating something unique for me.
Marg Gibbs writes poems and stories for children. Her themes include communication, friendship, nature, family and courage. She has contributed to magazines, anthologies and the local Hinterland Times in Mapleton. Marg’s love of verse began with Dylan Thomas, Under Milkwood and extended into her long teaching career in secondary education.
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