ACM100 Writing Poetry

sweltering. . . oh the heat – with autumn comes coolness and poetry – I am teaching a poetry course through OLLI –
ACM100
Writing Poetry
Wednesday, 3:15–4:45 p.m., Herring Center, Piper (HC111)
This class is for beginning or
experienced poets. The course
activities will cover the fine art of
writing poetry. We will discuss tips on
writing your own poems, finding your
voice, the impact of different poetical
forms, walk you through poetry’s
history, show you where to find exciting
contemporary readings, and provide
easy exercises to stimulate your own
poetic juices. You will keep
a poet’s notebook, and do in-class
warm‐up exercises. Required book:
Poetry For Dummies
1st Edition by The
Poetry Center/John Timpane (ISBN
0785555033146).
William C. Burns, Jr. is an award
winning, internationally published
author of fiction, poetry, and theater.

for information on this and other courses – OLLI offering at Furman

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Chyfrin the Celtic poet

Artist, Poet, Electrical/Biomedical Engineer, Actor, Playwright, Set construction, Educator, Lover of womankind and single malt scotch

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