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Tuesdays, Jun 21 - Aug 30
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

6 meetings
Genre: Poetry 
Semester:
  • Summer 2022
Time of Day:
Meeting Location:
  • Hybrid
Room: Classroom 2

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Cost: $ 200.00
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Poetry 1 

Whether you’re brand new to poetry or just need a refresher on the craft of writing poems, this class will focus on the fundamentals of what makes a great poem. With a strong emphasis on how to read a poem as a writer, this class mixes both traditional and formal poetry with modern contemporary examples and covers the basics of form and language. This class will help you build your toolbox of literary devices to begin crafting poems on your own with prompts and guided examples, we’ll explore voice, imagery, word choice and line in a stimulating and supportive environment. 

Please note: This class or event is hybrid. Some attendees will be in-person and some will attend online. If you plan to attend in-person, you must show proof of vaccination to enter our physical center (ages 12 and older). Please read all our re-opening guidelines and important information before you visit, and be aware that there may be a limited number of seats available. If you are participating online (using Zoom or a similar live platform), students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register. Check your spam box if you don't see it.

Dates:
  • June 21
  • July 5
  • July 19
  • August 2
  • August 16
  • August 30

The MuseTeacher: Amanda Gomez

Prerequisite: Open to writers of all levels of experience