Beginning Poetry

Presented by Writespace at Writespace, Houston TX

Aug 30
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Oct 04
Beginning Poetry

In this workshop, we will explore what poetry is, why we write it, and how we write it.

To understand the fundamentals of what makes a poem a poem, we will examine a broad range of poetic forms and styles, from the lyrical to the prose to the plain-spoken or conversational poem. Through guided writing prompts, students will experiment with writing their own poems in varying styles, challenging themselves to try new forms, tones, and approaches. We will do some serious learning in our time together, but, more importantly, we will open ourselves to playfulness and the joy of writing. We will find out what it means to see poetry as a tool to connect at a deeper level with ourselves

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ADMISSION INFO

PRICE: After Saturday, August 25th: $200 members, $230 non-members. After Saturday, August 25th: $215 members, $245 non-members
LEVELS: Beginning and Intermediate
CAP: Limited to 12 Writers

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Sep 27, 2018 at 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 4, 2018 at 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Writespace

2000 Edwards St. #208, Houston, TX 77007

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