Occasions for Poetry
Wednesdays, February 10th-March 3rd
6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Dodge 407
Instructor: LiAundra Grace
Occasions are not limited to particular events or circumstances. In fact, any moment can constitute an occasion for writing poetry. In this class we will discuss the nature and content of specific poems as well as that of your poems. We will most likely examine poems by William Carlos Williams, Yeats, Merwin, Marie Howe, Gertrude Stein, Paisley Rekdal, Mark Strand, Mark Bibbins, E.E. Cummings, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, James Galvin, Emerson, D.A. Powell, and Claribel Alegria.