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WRI 420 Writing Poetry

Course Description

Poetry has the capacity to remake and translate the things of the world into new ways of thinking about them. We have been drawn to poetry since before the written language. You will explore a toolbox of poetic techniques and how to locate, write and edit your own work. We will examine closely how simile and metaphor, classical forms, rhythm and rhyme operate in the design of poetry, as well as contemporary Spoken Word.


Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online and WRI 140 Creative Writing Exploration.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

Caution: Please do not register for this course if you have not completed the prerequisite courses before this course commences.  In order to ensure fairness to all students, individuals without the required prerequisites will be subject to withdrawal from the course with no refund of tuition.


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