Poetry Foundation Course
COURSES START SECOND AND LAST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH
As with all our courses the emphasis is on encouraging the student to produce poetry and to give good reliable feedback
The Course - This foundation course in writing poetry takes the participant through some of the basic processes of writing poetry with lots of practical examples and writing exercises. The purpose of the course is to allow the participant to explore many aspects of writing poetry and to introduce them to a wider reading and understanding.
The course will look at modern free form poetry and several set forms. This course has been introduced to enable those who are relatively new to poetry to develop their skill and to learn more about contemporary poetry.
Qualifications required - People wishing to take this course do not require any previous qualifications, they do however need to have an interest in the craft of writing poetry and a determination to improve their writing and produce successful poems.
This course in writing poetry takes the participant through some of the basic processes of writing poetry in, what we hope they will find, an entertaining and interesting way. We hope to help them develop good practise and a structured approach to writing. This is achieved through a series of set exercises and critique sessions, backed up with notes and feedback. The purpose of the course is to allow the participant to build their skills of observation and develop clarity of language and expression while at the same time allowing their individual voice and technique to develop.
Some items covered
Poems general introduction, styles and types.
How to read poetry
Images in poetry
Using a notebook recording snapshots.
Poetry from art
Revising a poem
Using figurative language
Fee - The course fee is £65 (UK£)
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