Classes & Workshops

Metrical Verse/Free Verse: Explorations in Poetry

Instructor(s): Eric Rounds
Beginner Beginner

A workshop for writers who wish to add depth and breadth to their poetic repertoires through exploration of both traditional forms and meters, and more modern verse. For this class, our model poet will be E. E. Cummings. Each week we will read poems by Cummings as well as poems from the traditional canon that inspired him. We will look for techniques, forms, genres, etc., to use as models for our own writing. The workshop will focus on reading, discussing, and critiquing student poems in a supportive and constructive atmosphere. This class is for more experienced writers.