Memorial Service for Cicely Angleton
As many of you know, we were very sorry to hear of the recent passing of Cicely Angleton. She was a poet, workshop participant, Honorary Board Member, and a long-time friend of The Writer’s Center, She was 89 years old. Cicely was author of two collections of poems, A Cave of Overwhelming (2005) and Selected Poems (2007). She also contributed to Inventory, an anthology on aging, published in 2008.
Several years ago she was a frequent participant in poetry workshops with Ann Darr. More recently she often attended poetry workshops with Reuben Jackson and Elizabeth Rees.
A memorial service will be held for Cicely in Arlington on Saturday, October 22. We also want to invite you to a program in celebration of her life here at The Writer’s Center on November 13.
Memorial Service in Arlington:
The memorial service will be held at 1 pm October 22, at Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ. The church is located at 5010 Little Falls Rd., Arlington, VA 22207. Telephone: 703-538-4886.
There will be a reception at the church following the service.
Remembering Cicely Angleton at The Writer’s Center:
The Writer’s Center will host a program in memory of Cicely at The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda, MD, at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 13. Please join in celebrating her remarkable life. We’re inviting participants to read a poem by Cicely, or one inspired by her, or to share a story. We’d like to thank her daughter, Guru Sangat, who has helped to select the date.