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.

  • Learn to marry elements of prose and poetry into a unique and powerful form
  • Identify distinguishing characteristics of flash fiction, short-shorts, and prose poems
  • Develop a vocabulary to discuss the craft of prose poetry
  • Use story, structure, music, and your imagination to brighten up your 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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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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