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Poetry Workshop

Course number : 3226X   
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A poetry workshop should be a place where poets can explore, as Keats wrote, “truth and beauty.” If you are seeking a poetry workshop that will simply praise your work, this class is not for you. Our workshop will focus on American free-verse poetry written out of the Whitman tradition; will involve a deep exploration of your poetry; and will share great poems of the past century. Poems should be submitted to the instructor at least one day before each class, preferably several days before. The instructor then will share your poem with each workshop participant via the PCC email portal. By doing so, each student will be able to read other students’ work before each workshop in order to provide the most articulate and helpful feedback. Our class sessions will begin with a poetry reading of all material submitted. We then will work through each poem one-by-one, with a focus upon understanding what each poet is trying to accomplish. Although students are expected to write at least one original poem for each workshop, do not avoid coming to class because you have not written one. You may learn about your writing by listening to the constructive criticism of another students’ work; and hearing other students’ poems may inspire you in a way that sitting alone with your thoughts may not. Class is designed for adults.

NOTE: ONLINE COURSE - Login information provided upon registration.

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Class Details

4 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat

Online Course

Craig Cotter 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/1/2022 - 10/22/2022 Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM N/A, Online Course  Map, Room: N/A Craig Cotter 

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