Explore well-known sayings and quotes in the ' Bird in the hand: Proverbial' poetry workshop at The poetry School in London.
Penelope Shuttle leads you through the ins and outs of proverbs, sayings and well-known quotes from history as you discover how proverbs have been used in poetry over time.
Through discussion, readings, writing prompts and exercises, you will discover how to bring proverbs into your work and create unique inspiration from common sayings.
In this workshop
Uncover the secrets behind the sue of proverbs in poetry, including how proverbs have been used as inspiration for poems and how…
Ready to write poetry?
The Poetry School has 20 years of experience in nurturing new poets through an intriguing and accessible teaching programme and a range of professional development opportunities. They are the biggest provider of poetry education in the UK - wow! So come and join in - learn to write, read, perform and publish in a supportive community of like-minded beginner and experienced writers.
All poets of all stages are welcome - from the nervous beginner to the seasoned professional. If you have a desire to start putting the best words in the best order, try a workshop or a…