Course Catalog

Introduction to Poetry

Introductory. Have you always wanted to write poetry, or simply share yours with family and friends? This class is designed for beginning poets who want to learn the elements of poetry thoroughly. Each week we’ll explore one of these elements: imagery, metaphor, rhythm and sounds, forms and other topics through reading and writing assignments. In-class work will include writing, discussing our readings, and critiquing poems based on provided guidelines.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Emily Warn

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 05/24/2017

End Date: 06/28/2017

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Emily Warn

Emily Warn is a writer and teacher who served as founding editor of poetryfoundation.org. Her latest book, Shadow Architect, explores the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Her four other collections are The Leaf Path, The Novice Insomniac, The Book of Esther, and Highway Suite.

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