This study of musical poetics focuses on the buried linguistic and musical structures of poetry and on the way these structures create voice and meaning in a poem. Close reading of poems, close listening to the voices of poets reading their work, and examination of student writing are the major emphases of this course. The course is open to all poets, and beginners are especially welcome.
- Methods to find the music and voice within your poems.
- Ways in which music serves as a muse and creates relationships between form and content
- You will be part of a creative community of writers focusing on key techniques and ways of listening and responding to poems
- You will receive immediate feedback on work you create in response to techniques discussed and near-term deadlines