Published poet, Laura Boss, encourages personal expression of incidents and feelings both intimate and humorous.
An understanding of poetry technique is developed while emphasis is placed on allowing the imagination to flow.
Students and teachers may choose to assemble anthologies of their original poetry created in the workshop that reflect their individual and collective concerns and experiences.
Grades PreK-12 & Adult
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Poet Laura Boss introduces students to a creative process to develop poems, elements of contemporary form and the concept of the image.
The depth of this program is dependent on whether this is conducted as a single-session workshop or a series of three classes.
Students may produce partner poems, drafts of contemporary verse, and haiku.
|Poetry Of Immigration|
An accomplished poet, writer, and educator, Laura Boss deals with universal issues critical to the immigrant experience.
Themes include “The Journey,” existing as a “Culture Within a Culture,” and “Celebrating the Homeland.” Students develop their own poetry focused on these topics.