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Designed for any poet ready to take their poetry understanding to a new level, Poetry I will introduce or re-introduce you to poems from many different eras — we’ll read Walt Whitman, Robert Hayden, Natasha Trethewey, and Joy Harjo, among many others — while providing a rich foundation for writing new poems. We’ll explore and practice many essential elements of poetry, including image, metaphor, sound, line breaks, and overall form.
If the dates/time below does not work for you or you’d prefer a Wet Ink version of the course, check out this second offering of Poetry I.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through the end of 2020.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 6 SessionsOnline, Poetry
Term: Fall 2020
Start Date: 09/23/2020
End Date: 10/28/2020
Days of the Week: Wednesday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Jeanine Walker holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston. Her poetry collection, Diagram of Parts, is forthcoming from Groundhog Poetry Press. Her poems have appeared in Chattahoochee Review, New Ohio Review, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere.