The Poet’s Craft

Code: WC22805

Dates: October 18 - November 15, 2022

Meets: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sessions: 5

Location: Lower Merion High School

Course Fee: $79.00

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Examine lyric, narrative and prose poems and the poetic devices employed in each. These include use of metaphor, imagery, assonance, consonance, line and stanza breaks, and how these meld with content/poet’s intent. Forms and metrics may be introduced. During the last 15 minutes of class, write poems from a prompt. Bring a revised version of this poem or a new poem, if preferable, to give and receive feedback with a partner during the next session.
Fee: $79.00

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Lower Merion High School

315 E Montgomery Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
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Katherine Barham

Katherine Barham holds a Masters from UVA in secondary English education and an MFA degree in Poetry from Warren Wilson Program for Writers. She retired from teaching English at Conestoga High School, where she developed a writing course titled The Writer’s Craft. Since then she has written a chapbook titled From the Familiar, Moonstone Press, and a book of poems, How It Shone, Atmosphere Press. She currently resides in Rose Valley, PA, writing and birdwatching with her cat, Elliott.



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