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New York Writers Workshop Presents: The Soul of a Poem


  • November 1, 2012

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The Soul of a Poem: Hermine Meinhard


Learn to draw on the elusive aspects of experience that give a poem depth and mystery. Using in-class exercises, objects, outside texts and personal journals, connect to your deepest material, shaping it into finished works.

Hermine Meinhard’s book Bright Turquoise Umbrella, published by Tupelo Press, was a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in many print and online publications and aired on public radio. Learn more at

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  • Audience: Adults