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Shaping poems and developing notes

GENRE: Poetry
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Totleigh Barton

How do we shape poems? This week we will look at the various stages of the editing process and discuss and compare drafts of published poems. In developing our own work-in-progress, we will discover how to free ourselves from authorial intention and allow the poem to dictate to us its own desires as to content and form. We’ll look at how a set of notes, observations or impressions becomes a poem, looking both to generate such notes and to realise their poetic potential.

Single room price: £760
Shared room price: £710

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