Course Descriptions - Poetry I and II
Poetry Writing I - How do we define elements of good writing in poems and
then apply the identified elements to our own writing? Learn the strategies
of writing poetry, to dicussions about writing, and to the process of
creative writing. We will use writing exercises and critique sessions to
strengthen and develop understanding in using these elements.
Poetry Writing II - Reading and analysis for poets from Walt Whitman, Timothy Seibles, Marvin Bell, to Ann Carson. We will investigate developing our own voices based on those poet’s style.
Poetry Writing I and II
In these classes you will recognize and discuss the
essential elements of poetry, employ the writing strategies of published
writers in their original works, apply critical skills to evaluate and
revise one's own work and compose a manuscript and identify several journals
appropriate to send their work.
Poetry Writing I
Poetry Writing II