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The Art of Making Poems - Creation and Craft


March 26, 2013

The Art of Making Poems: Creation and Craft

Taught by poet Hermine Meinhard
This FREE ten-week workshop for ADULTS 55+ will engage participants in a series of exercises that will connect them to their own process as writers and allow them to experiment with the elements of poetic craft. Participants will learn ways to access the intuitive mind, how to use a variety of materials, including objects, evocative language, and artwork, to enter into the writing process. The work of a variety of poets will be read and discussed to introduce the range of possibilities of poetry; and we will draw on the library’s resources.
Registration required in person at the 1st floor Information Desk of the
Mid-Manhattan Library or by calling 212-340-0871
Workshop Location:
Mid-Manhattan Library
First floor in the front Corner Room
Tuesdays, 4:00—6:30 pm
February 12, 19, 26
March 12, 19, 26
April 2, 9, 16, 23
Limited to 12 participants, ages 55+, registration required
Culminating Poetry Reading and Reception:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 6:30-8:30 pm
open to the public, all are welcome
This Lifetime Arts Program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Westchester Library System, AARP Foundation, American Library Association, New York State Council of the Arts, and the Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation.

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  • Audience: 50+