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Doorways: Writing Poetic Turns & Hinges [Sara Brickman]

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am PT
Capacity: seat
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

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All Levels | No poem is complete without a moment of surprise or transformation. But how do you write without knowing what you’re writing? In this class, you’ll practice building doorways, tunnels, and hinges. We’ll use meditative techniques and experiments to help you uncover the hidden possibilities in each stanza, and generate material using strategies like the Leap, the Volta, the Trap Door, the Bulldozer, and Breaking the Fourth Wall. You’ll leave with renewed trust in yourself, and a deeper understanding of how to build moments that make a poem extraordinary. Bring one or two poems-in-progress that feel flat, confusing, or just too simple.

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