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Matter of Life and Verse: Writing Poetry


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Aging Resource Center

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
6 pm to 8 pm


Johnson Sisters Library
AVA Gallery and Art Center
11 Bank Street
Lebanon, NH

 Leader: Tom Haushalter, MFA


"Tell all truth," wrote Emily Dickinson, "but tell it slant." Poetry, through wordplay and its various forms, allows us to experiment artfully with the matter of life--our loves and losses, fears and dreams, and every mundane thing in between--so as to give it better resonance, a heightened urgency, and a timeless quality. In this class, our reading and discussion of good poems will frame in-class writing exercises and the creation and sharing of our own good poems. 


Meets Tuesdays, April 17 to May 22 (six sessions) from 6 to 8pm.


Note: Registration fee of $25 requested. Register by contacting AVA at (603) 448-3117 .