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An Afternoon Craft Talk with Poet Erika Meitner: "Five Common Poetry Taboos (and Why/When/How You Might Break Them)

Do Paris Hilton, Doritos, or Smurfs belong in your poems? What about excessive rhyme and repetition? Borrowed chunks of text from other sources? Pictures or drawings? Nudity and adult content? We'll be discussing five common poetry taboos, and exploring how you might attempt to use some of these literary devices, or work with unconventional subject matter in your poems. Free. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers
When Nov 11, 2010
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Library Assembly Room, Gramley Library
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Contact Phone 336-721-2851
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Do Paris Hilton, Doritos, or Smurfs belong in your poems?   What about excessive rhyme and repetition?  Borrowed chunks of text from other sources? Pictures or drawings?  Nudity and adult content?  We'll be discussing five common poetry taboos, and exploring how you might attempt to use some of these literary devices, or work with unconventional subject matter in your poems. Free.

Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers