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  • Seminar
  • Online: Zoom
  • Adult (18+)

3 Poems in 3 Hours

No Longer Enrolling

  • $75.00 Non-Member
  • $65.00 Member

Class Description

How can we use our life experiences to awaken our creative voice and inspire our own unique poetry? In the way that our lives are vessels for experience, poetry is a vehicle for exploration, expression, connection, and emotion. In this three-hour workshop, we’ll read three poems and look at a number of craft elements working particularly well in each. We’ll use those craft tools along with generative writing prompts to draft into new poems of our own. You'll have the chance to share the poems you write in class for on-the-spot feedback from the instructor and your peers. By the end of this workshop, you will have generated drafts of three new poems, and gained fresh insights into how to use poetry craft tools to illuminate your unique consciousness on the page. Poets of all levels are welcome.

Scholarship Information

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. Please visit the Resources tab to access the video-conference link.

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!