Prayer and Poetry - A 24-Hour Retreat

Misty Urban from the Muscatine Community College Writing Center returns to Benet House to offer a follow-up to her Feb. 7-8 retreat. You are welcome to attend even if you couldn’t make the Feb. retreat. Misty will include new poetry of Mary Oliver and other favorites. It will begin with a relaxed evening of reading, writing, and sharing. Saturday will be a full day with Misty expanding upon her previous teaching of poetry and form, image and line, the “tools.” Participants will then have some quiet time to write before gathering in the afternoon to share. Misty loves to see others grow in their understanding of poetry. Fri. May. 29 (Arrival: 4:30 pm; Soup supper: (optional) 5:30 pm; Retreat opening: 7 pm)-Sat. May. 30, 4 pm; Fee: Register and pay in full by Apr. 29: $120 (private room, $130 (with Soup supper); $112 (shared room, $122 with Soup supper); Registrations and payments after Apr. 29: $135 (private room, $145 with Soup supper); $ 127 (shared room), $ 132 (with soup supper). Commuter: Register and pay in full by Apr. 29: $85 ($95 with Soup supper); Registrations and payments after Apr. 29: $100, $110 with Soup supper). 

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**We require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the estimated total cost to hold your reservation at the time of confirmation of your stay. You will have an opportunity to pay this online with us at the time of your confirmation email, or to pay by check.
**Cancellation policy: We ask that you notify us if you cannot make your scheduled retreat and we will work with you to find another suitable date if possible.