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What is poetry? How is it different from other forms of writing including prose. What techniques and devices are used in the genre of poetry.
Philosophical Poetry of Kahlil Gibran: On Giving, On Freedom, On Reason and Passion
Abstraction is the quality of dealing with ideas rather than events. In psychology, abstract thinking is considered higher-order thinking.
Stream of Consciousness Poetry with Allen Ginsberg: visions, hallucinations, dreams, the abyss of life’s conflicts, conundrums and delusions.
Stream of Consciousness styled poetry builds on the Philosophical style by eliminating the statement of the abstraction at the beginning of the poem.
Confessional Poetry: Anne Sexton, Courage and Sylvia Plath, Lady Lazarus
WSC Confessional Poetry Writing Workshop recognizes an important step in discovering your unique and authentic voice through the writing of poetry.
Lyric Poetry with Robert Browning and John Keats. The Cinnamon Peeler is also lyric poem by Canadian writer, Michael Ondaatje.
WSC Lyric Poetry Writing Workshop will discuss the use of poetic devices including imagery, metaphor, verbal irony,
Free Verse Styled Poetry exemplified by Ondaatje, Atwood and Frost: The Cinnamon Peeler, The Moment and The Road Not Taken