Saturday, 23 March 2013

Monday Poetry with Helen Hagemann continues at the Grove on Monday 25th March. This workshop “Writing Love Poems” will help poets towards the upcoming anthology, Australian Love Poems 2013 by Inkerman & Blunt. Poets cited: Charles Olson, Pablo Neruda, John Tranter, Chris Mansell, Eric Beach, Dorothy Porter, and more.  1.00pm start. Coffee and chat in the Grove's Coffee Shop after class.  All welcome!
Venue:  The Grove Library, 1 Leake Street, Cottesloe. (Cnr Napolean St) & close to Cottesloe train station.
Date: Monday 25th March
Time: 1-3.00pm
Australian Love Poems 2013
Cost:  OOTA $15.00, Non-OOTA $20.00




WRITING LOVE POEMS

With Valentine's Day wilting over the hill, we now have a new market for love poems from Inkerman & Blunt (Donna Ward), Australian Love Poems 2013. Therefore, this workshop aims to help you write a sincere, yet effective poem(s). However, “sincere” does not mean trite, twee, sentimental, or clichéd. The challenge is to take an age-old theme and make it fully your own (Robert Graves once said there are only three perennial subjects for poetry – “love, death, and the changing of the seasons”). 

The Perfume of Flowers
                  Charles Olson


The perfume
of flowers! A haw

drops such odour
it stops me

in the wall
of its fall. Love
arrests

Lime-trees
saturate

the night. We walk
in it

On a path jonquils
fill

the air. Love
is a scent.



0 comments:

Post a Comment

POETRY CLASS

POETRY with Shane McCauley
MAY
25th May, Friday 1pm
JUNE
8th June Friday 1pm
22nd June Friday 1pm
JULY
6th July Friday 1pm
20th July Friday 1pm


Twitter




Powered by Blogger.

Search This Blog

Follow by Email

Literary news

Australian Children's Poetry
  • visit Poem of the Day

  • About Us

    My Photo
    Writing at the Centre is an independent writing class conducted each Friday at the Fremantle Arts Centre, Print Room, upstairs in the main building.

    PROSE CLASS TIMETABLE

    Prose with Helen Hagemann - Cost: OOTA $25 / Non-OOTA $30 per class - Note: Cash only: No credit card facility
    JUNE
    Prose Friday 1st 1pm with Helen Hagemann
    Prose Friday 15th 1pm " "
    Prose Friday 29th 1pm " "
    JULY
    13th July NO CLASS SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
    27th July Prose 1pm RELIEF TEACHER TBC

    The Masters Review

    Popular Posts