This is a participatory workshop to demonstrate the power in writing a short poem
The workshop includes:
1. Introduction with 2 short poems will be read as examples (2 minutes).
2. Each participant will write a poem using this outline (3 minutes).
Ideas are like (choose a metaphor)
+ 3 descriptors about how ideas FEEL. (adjectives or phrases)
When they (something that happens)
The world (response/action)
3. Two volunteers will be asked to read their poem and comment
4. Conclusion including four ways to bring writing poetry into your life. (1 minute).
Bio: Dvora Levin is a published poet with 2 books of her own poetry To Bite the Blue Apple and Sharav, and poems in a number of chapbooks and poetry journals. Recently she edited Voices From The Edge, a collection of poems written by the homeless, addicted and sex workers at her weekly sessions at Rock Bay Shelter and PEERS Victoria Resource Society. She is a regular reader at Planet Earth Poetry.
Dvora has led such poetry writing sessions different topics at the two previous IdeaWave Conferences.