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A Poetry Routine

A poet once said writers fall into two categories: the ox, who plods on methodically, writing for a sustained period every day, or the cat, who laps from the gulf of writing as she pleases. We will learn a variety of generative techniques so each poet will be able to make progress toward the ox, to establish a routine of writing that will help combat writer’s block. As such, we will write, stretch, transmogrify, scramble, and borrow in order to create.

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This class will be held at Hugo House First Hill: 1021 Columbia Street, Seattle, WA 98104.

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Instructor: Ally Harris

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 05/22/2016

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Ally Harris

Ally Harris teaches, writes, and hosts a reading series in Portland, OR. She has two chapbooks of poems, Her Twin Was After Me (Slim Princess Holdings), and Floor Baby (dancing girl press).

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