In different forms, The Well programs have been nourishing the community since 2005. In 2019 we became the artist-led non-profit, A Mindful Moment.

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Mindful Poetry Moments

Mindful Poetry Moments Connects and Inspires Poetry Lovers Around the World

Mindful Poetry Moments, incubated in partnership with The On Being Project, offers a chance to pause and reflect on poetry’s ability to encounter ourselves, the world, and the mystery of each other. This special collaboration began as a way to provide young students an opportunity to encounter poetry in the course of a normal school day during National Poetry Month and has expanded to reach poetry lovers of all ages. 

In April 2022, Mindful Poetry Moments returned for its fourth year with four new selections from poets Alberto Ríos, Roshni Goyate, Brad Aaron Modlin and Manuel Iris.  Each week participants were offered recordings of the poems read by The On Being Project’s Poetry Unbound podcast, Pádraig Ó Tuama or the poet themselves. Additionally, people from around the world gathered via zoom, to listen, contemplate and respond, together. 

Thanks to The On Being Project we are able to continue offering this program for free!

Opportunities to engage with Mindful Poetry

"The Land Acknowledgment" by Jheri Neri, is a poem commissioned by The Well and premiered at our Mindful Poetry book release event. Learn more about this poem and the work of Jheri Neri HERE. 

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