na-Griet Raatz-von Hirschhausen with her handmade book of her poetry.

na-Griet Raatz-von Hirschhausen with her handmade book of her poetry.

Poetry reading at cafe in Qualicum Beach

Ina-Griet Raatz-von Hirschhausen will be reading a selection of her poems at Cafe Brie

Get ready for some poetry reading by Ina-Griet Raatz-von Hirschhausen at Cafe Brie (117 W Second Ave., Qualicum Beach) on Aug. 20. She will be reading a selection of her English poems starting at 4 p.m.

Hirschhausen said she started writing poetry — originally in German — in 2007.

Hirschhausen said she embodies different characters that help to illustrate the themes of the poems.  Each reading is about 20 minutes.

“It’s like little thoughtful bites in between,” said Hirschhausen.

— NEWS Staff