POETRY KIT
ONLINE POETRY COURSES
A Poetry Kit Poetry Course is available wherever you are.  If you are online you can take a course.
You need nothing more than an interest in improving as a poet and internet access.

 

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

Poetry Foundation Course

Duration - 7 units - of exercises, feedback and guided study. 

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 the principles of good writing practice.  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.  

 

Poetry Foundation

 

This course takes the participant through some of the basic processes of writing poetry in what we hope they will find is 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 backed up with help and feedback.  The purpose 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

Introduction, styles and types of poetry.

How to read poetry

Using images to engage the reader

Using a notebook recording snapshots.

 Sources of poetry

Revising a poem

Using figurative language

 

Fee - The course fee is £65 (UK£)

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For further information email - courses@poetrykit.org