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Writing Classes for Teachers: Organic Poetry with Paul Nelson

March 17, 2010 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Is the universe a machine based on competition, or an organism based on process, interdependence and relationship? Organic Poetry, a stance toward poem making dubbed by Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, allows the moment of composition to be an occasion of experience, an experiment in consciousness. This entertaining workshop, led by writer and teacher Paul Nelson, includes discussion of poets Charles Olson, Denise Levertov, Joanne Kyger, Michael McClure and others, sound from these poets and writing exercises designed to help you allow the act of writing to be an exhilarating revelation of content.

RSVP to writingclassforteachers@gmail.com. For more info, visit the Writing Classes for Teachers page.