Location: WAB – 740 University Ave.
Expand your poetry repertoire by learning about “the golden shovel,” a format created by poet Terrance Hayes to honor Gwendolyn Brooks. The golden shovel poem is set in the tradition of the cento and erasure, but offers a lot more creativity than other found poetry. Writing such a poem encourages us to borrow lines in order to create something new. Come try this fresh way of writing poems as we embrace and document voices around us.
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