Prose Poetry


Learn to write at the intersection of prose and poetry in this workshop devoted to the imaginative and innovative possibilities in writing poetry without line breaks.


What you can learn.

  • Study powerful prose poems and discover the opportunities in this style of writing
  • Learn about the roots of this two-hundred year old genre
  • Develop poetic tools like music and structure and apply them to prose writing
  • Enhance your poetry and your prose by working with both kinds of writing

About this course:

This class explores the boundaries of poetry as a genre. We focus on story, structure, music, and imagination to construct and discuss poems. We attempt to discover the difference between a prose poem and a short-short. You learn vocabulary to discuss both fiction and poetry through reading. The intersection of poetry and prose offers a range of possibilities for style and subject. What elements are essential to a poem? To a story?

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