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 THINK OF A POEM: AN APPROACH TO WRITING POETRY

Finuala Dowling, poet and novelist

This online course presents five ways of practising the art of writing poetry. Each day participants will be introduced to a new approach and will be given an opportunity to practise it in guided exercises. Suitable for both beginner and intermediate poets, the course comes with a study guide and is illustrated with examples of beautiful poems employing the five approaches under discussion.

 

Session titles

1.  Think of a poem as a list

2.  Think of a poem as a matter of urgency

3.  Think of a poem as what happens when …

4.  Think of the title of your poem as your guide

5.  Think of a poem as a question and answer

This course will be offered on Zoom. The link will be provided upon registration.

 

ONLINE: https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/performance.aspx?itemid=1509162367

 

DATE: Monday 17–Friday 21 January
TIME: 10.00 am–12.00 pm
COURSE FEES: R1 500 (online)
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 20
PLATFORM: ZOOM