Society of
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Highlights Foundation Presents The Craft & Heart of Writing Poetry for Children

Share Your Passion for Poetry in A MAgical Setting
Poetry faculty

the craft & heart of writing poetry for children
october 13-17, 2019

Would you love to work in an intimate setting with published poets, make new friends, and immerse yourself in writing poetry and working on the craft? This workshop will bring poets together to delve into the heart, joy, and craft of poetry.We will be discussing, learning, writing, revising, and working on the craft of writing poetry for children. You will:

  • Enjoy plenty of interaction, direction, and free creative writing time.
  • Focus on all elements of poetry, from the importance of word choice to surprising metaphors.
  • Complete writing exercises to inspire new poems.
  • Share in group discussions to brainstorm ideas, share our writing process, and generate original poems.

We can’t wait to see the wonderful poems you’ll be inspired to write!

Poetry faculty
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Save $200 off tuition if you also sign up for A Working Poet’s Retreat, October 17-20. Use discount code Poet200.

A Working Poet’s Retreat is a less structured experience, with more time and space to focus on your writing. This retreat serves all poets, writing for any audience.

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