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Voices and Villanelles
Saturday 14 December 2019, 01:30pm - 04:30pm
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A poetry writingworkshop atCanada Water libraryLondon SE16
Saturday December 14th 2019 1.30-4.30pm
A small low cost workshop for both new and experienced writers of poetry, facilitated byAlison Clayburn, a poet and fiction writer with an MA in Creative Writing and thirty yearstutoring experience.This workshop offers the opportunity to write in an adopted voice, thenpractice a classic rhyming form.
PROGRAMME
1.We will start by looking at some examples of poetic monologueinhabiting acharacter (human, animal or another entity) and writing in their voice, using naturalspeech rhythms toexpress their thoughts and feelings. Then you will inhabit yourown character (real or invented) and write your own!
2. We’ll go on to look at published examples of the Villanelle – a traditionalverse firm using repetition of lines, still used to great effect by modern poets. Thenyou will write avillanelle!
3.There will also be time for feedback and advice on any draft poems youalready have 'in the oven'. Bring one along!
The group will be small, confidential and supportive.
Cost:£40.00.To book contact Alison 
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booking deadline Dec 11th2019
Location Canada Water library London SE16