LEARN TO WRITE HAIKU
A Five-Week Online Course
Haiku is one of the most misunderstood poetic forms. There is a lot more to haiku than counting syllables. In fact, counting syllables in English written haiku is a misnomer. One element of haiku is juxtaposing images in surprising new ways:
of the plum tree
the pull of an old friend
The course will be taught by Dru Philippou, an award winning writer who has earned her MFA from Naropa University. The course begins January 21, 2013. Everyone is welcome regardless of writing experience. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (USA) 575 737 9113. Fee: $195 (USA dollars).
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