Forming Form: Poetic Shape in Free-Verse Poems [Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet]
Intermediate/Advanced | For poets working in so-called free verse, the shape of a poem is a question that must be asked with every new piece. In this class, we’ll explore techniques for exploring, developing, and refining poetic form. What are the effects of our choices? Bring three poems in progress; we’ll use discussion, reading, and formal play to help each poem find the shape it wants to take.