“Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
Proving nature's law is wrong it
learned to walk without having feet.
Funny it seems, but by keeping its dreams,
it learned to breathe fresh air.
Long live the rose that grew from concrete
when no one else ever cared
A ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE
WHERE: PHOENICIA, NY
WHEN: SUNDAY DECEMBER 1st, 2019 12-4
In this 4 hour workshop, we’ll delve deep into the pages of Tupac Shakur’s book of poetry, “a rose that grew from concrete.” Through writing prompts, group discussion, plant meditation, medicine making, and dream practice, we’ll explore the concurrent themes of hustle & struggle, dedication & thanks-giving, and day & night dreaming that both Tupac and rose invoke within us.
You will leave with a handmade rose medicine to take with you as a reminder of the positive dreams you have named and seeded in our held space, new practices and ideas for both day and night dreaming, and a deeper appreciation for the radical message of Tupac Shakur and the rose.
To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org to hold your space.
Workshop cost is $45 for BIPOC participants and $75 for all other participants.
Space is limited to 12 individuals. Once registered a detailed email will go out with all you need to know leading up to the workshop.