With Michael & Jeff Worley. This class is based on creative responses to paintings, sculptures, and photographs as springboards to the poem. Poet Jeff Worley will work with students on their poems, which will be discussed by the class. Art historian Michael Worley will provide insights into the artworks students choose to write about. [ALL LEVELS] Register NOW for Writing Poems about Art.
With Sean Corbin. Feeling blocked, unoriginal, or bored with your poetry? Unlock the potential for surprises, for excitement, for the weird! Through “wild text” and other writing exercises, you will find new approaches to drafting poems that will feel fresh, strange, and wonderful. [BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE] Register NOW for Poetry Through Automatic Writing.
With Sherry Chandler. Metaphor, simile, image, symbol, meter, rhythm, basic building blocks of poetry so inexhaustible in their depth and variety that no poet, established or beginning, can ever completely master them. Participants in this class will explore these tools with emphasis on their own writing. [ALL LEVELS] Register now for Writing Poetry.
With Leatha Kendrick. What makes a poem matter? How can we reach past what we think we are able to say? Through a focused exploration of craft and through generating new work together, we will attempt the poems we are not able to write. Reading poetry--the great and the new--we will expand our sense of what is possible. Limit: 10 participants [ALL LEVELS] Register NOW for Always Beginning: Writing Poems.