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”.