Starting to write poetry (Spring term) (WRT 04)

  • Day and time: Friday 15:10 - 16:35
    Weekly
  • Length of course: 1 term. Spring (10 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 8
  • Start date: 15 January 2021
  • Description:

    Would you like to write poetry but are not sure how to begin? Perhaps you have already written a few poems and would like to learn more about the craft? This course will look at the building blocks of poetry like metre, metaphor, imagery, rhythm, repetition and rhyme. We will read both traditional and modern poems each week to show how these elements are deployed and there will also be opportunities for writing and friendly discussion.

  • Format: Taught course or activity

  • Tutor: David Thear
  • I have enjoyed reading poetry for more than 50 years and have been writing it for almost 10. I am a published poet.


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