The Everyday Poem: Online Class!

Instructor: Nick Reading
Date:  Sunday, April 26
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (virtual workshop)*
Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

This workshop will focus on poems that use daily experiences as material. Whether it be an embrace with a partner in the morning, noticing a bee by the hydrangea, or whatever might have made us pause in our busy days, there is almost always something that we remember when we retire at night. Many poets, obviously, have used these everyday experiences as the subject for poems that have proved timeless. We will discuss examples of poems, generate our own material and writing, and ultimately examine how we might honor the mundane by crafting our language and engaging in discovery, layering of understanding of the subject. Our goal is simple: elevate ourselves through honest reflection in the hope of arriving at a truth organic.

*You will receive instructors on how to:
1. Set up a Zoom account if you haven't used Zoom before
2. An invitation to the Zoom meeting in the class confirmation sent a few days before the class. This invitation will include a link to the meeting, a meeting ID, and a password.
3. We will be available to help you should you need any assistance along the way.

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