Last Session (June 1, 2022)
Dan Dana

Speaker: Dan Dana

Subject: Writing Your Memoir? – Consider Poetry

Synopsis: As we age, many of us think about recording details of our lives for posterity.
Dan is writing his memoir in the form of haiku quintets, hoping that bite-size chunks
may be more digestible by his grandchildren and any further descendants.

This session involved four elements:
1) Our natural desire to leave a legacy as a hedge against mortality,
2) a sampling of Dan’s life-snippets (“true stories in 85 syllables”)

3) alternative poetic and non-poetic formats,
4) open discussion. For inspiration, read