How To Make A Poem

Michael Symmons Roberts, Manchester Metropolitan University

Discover the power of poetry, and learn to write your own

This course explores what inspires poetry, how we write poems and how to tell when your poem is finished.

Whether you’ve never written a poem before, or you‘ve been secretly writing away for some years, this course provides a positive environment in which to begin writing and to share your work with others.

The course follows the story of a poem from start to end, guiding you through the process of writing your own work step by step.

To help us, we will be hearing from poets across world and throughout history, learning from the advice they have given others.

This course is for anyone who wants to write poetry, you don’t need any past experience.

Dates:
  • 25 November 2019
  • 11 February 2019
  • 28 May 2018
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  • Language: English Gb

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