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Form and Content: Another Look

While the content of a poem, insofar as it has any, is an expression of the poem’s interest in the world—be it love, Nature, injustice etc—the form of the poem, whether apparent in rhyme, cadence, echoing imagery or other patterning, is the poem expressing an interest in itself.  This workshop will be largely devoted to making sure both of these interests are visibly at work in the poems we discuss.  Really good poems often manage to strike a near balance between the two, the poem looking inward and outward at once.

Facilitators: Billy Collins
Track: Writing Poetry
Location: TBD
Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 10:10am to 11:40am