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26 days, one subject, three styles of poetry, biting critique, 10 slots . . . Are you willing to give it a try

How are you feeling?

Up to a challenge?

Want to test your ability to write way out of your comfort zone?

Good.

Then join my workshop. It starts May 8th and runs for 26 days.

In that time, 10 lucky people will be assigned a subject and will produce three (3) separate poems and critique 27. You do not get to choose the subject, the styles, or the time.

What could possibly go wrong?

Details are below. This is a 1st come, 1st joined.

Name: An Exploration of Style, Subject, and Critique

Participants: 10

Length: 26 Days

Details: Each participant will be given a subject and will construct three (3) poems on that subject for critique. The poem styles will be, in order, Free Verse, Shakespearean Sonnet, Haiku

Schedule:
May 8 - May 9: Introduction, Q&A, and subject assignment
May 10 - May 14: Free Verse Creation
May 15- May 16: Free Verse Critique
May 17 - May 21: Shakespearean Sonnet Creation
May 22 - May 23: Shakespearean Sonnet Critique
May 24 - May 28: Haiku Creation
May 29 - May 30: Haiku Critique
May 31 - June 2: Workshop Assessment, Lessons Learned, Q & A, and Closeout

Don't let the schedule scare you. This isn't about writing great poetry, this is about writing the poem you mean to write and being willing to see how well the concept extends in different formats.

If you want to be a serious poet, these are some of the excercises you need to undergoe.

Comments

This has motived me more than anything to get better! I'll do my best but can't commit yet.

cheers,
Jess
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