The Poetry School
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Over this 5 session course in London you will discuss, dissect and explore counter and companion poems with Inua Ellams.
A companion piece is defined as: a literary or musical work that has a close relationship to another work by the same author or composer.
Response-poems, a tradition as old as poetry itself; and one could argue that all poems are response-poems. Raleigh responded by writing to Marlowe’s ‘The Passionate Shepherd to His Love’, Bishop to Hemans’ ‘Casabianca’, the list is inextinguishable.
Over this 5 session course in London you will discuss, dissect and explore counter and companion poems. You should come with a clear sense of your preoccupations in poetry, and be ready to play, experiment and write.
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The Poetry School
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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 course with The Poetry School, and see where your imagination leads you.
The Poetry School – it’s where poetry happens.
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