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“If you can paint with a brush, you can paint with words,” a teacher told Joni Mitchell when she was in sixth grade. Just as language may be used in ways reminiscent of paint, it may also be observed as having musical and visual components as well. Open to all levels of experience, this poetry workshop considers how the arts influence and strengthen each other. How is writing a poem like composing a song, making a fi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3764 - NWRW 0845 A
  • Tayson, Richard
Jan 27 - May 11
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
Writing in the constraints of poetic forms can be liberating, and the work generated in this way can be especially fresh. We explore various poetic forms: sestina, sonnet, villanelle, and rondeau. Students are not limited to writing in these forms, however. Poetic form is used as a point of departure for creating, we hope, new and surprising poetry. Each week, students are assigned to read poems composed in the form ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7237 - NWRW 0231 A
  • Ossip, Kathleen
Jan 22 - May 06
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2020
“If you can paint with a brush, you can paint with words,” a teacher told Joni Mitchell when she was in sixth grade. Just as language may be used in ways reminiscent of paint, it may also be observed as having musical and visual components as well. Open to all levels of experience, this poetry workshop considers how the arts influence and strengthen each other. How is writing a poem like composing a song, making a fi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 2940 - NWRW 3845 A
  • Tayson, Richard
Jan 27 - May 11
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
"A poem," said William Carlos Williams, "is a small (or large) machine made of words--efficient, with no unnecessary parts, doing important work." In this workshop, students learn how to build verse, from the individual word through lines and stanzas to the finished, polished poem. Poetic inspiration is explored: what activities can summon it and how to use it when it happens. Writing exercises help students practice...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1682 - NWRW 2203 A
  • Ossip, Kathleen
Jan 23 - May 07
On Campus
Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
"A poem," said William Carlos Williams, "is a small (or large) machine made of words--efficient, with no unnecessary parts, doing important work." In this workshop, students learn how to build verse, from the individual word through lines and stanzas to the finished, polished poem. Poetic inspiration is explored: what activities can summon it and how to use it when it happens. Writing exercises help students practice...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1682 - NWRW 2203 A
  • Ossip, Kathleen
Jan 23 - May 07
On Campus
Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
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