Spoken Word Poetry Course

You Are What You Speak; or, Finding Poetry on the Tip of Your Tongue

A four-session workshop with George Elliott Clarke

April is Poetry Month!

4 Thursdays from April 6 to April 27, 2023 from 7PM to 9 PM ET on Zoom.

April 6, 2023
What words are yours?  Discovering the power of your own vocabulary

April 13, 2023
How are you, you?  Unlocking the potential of your own bio

April 20, 2023
What say you?  Or, there’s a morality to orality

April 27, 2023
Starring you!  Going steady with the page, being ready for the stage

Over four Thursday eves

twixt 7 and 9, our connives

will invent poetry that lives,

and shout Truth that moves!

Prerequisite: Desire to write–and perform–poetry.

You will create a poem or several based on techniques of finding who you are and identifying your true concerns. These techniques are renewable for every poem.  We will learn how to voice our feelings–in print and in public.

Please attend all 4 classes.

About the Teacher
George Elliott Clarke, OC, ONS, is an internationally celebrated poet. One new work is a song co-authored with Shad, “Storm”.

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