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Creative Writing: Intro to Poetry

In this 6 week course, students will learn literary elements found in poetry, explore traditional poetry forms (i.e. couplets, haiku, limericks, and free verse) and edit/workshop original work.
Teacher Leif, MT-BC
6 total reviews for this teacher
New class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon, Oct 17

Oct 17 – Nov 3 (6 weeks)
Mo, Th
11:00 – 11:50 AM

Tue, Oct 18

Oct 18 – Nov 22 (6 weeks)
8:00 – 8:50 AM

Wed, Oct 19

Oct 19 – Nov 23 (6 weeks)
9:00 – 9:50 AM

Fri, Nov 4

Nov 4 – Dec 9 (6 weeks)
8:00 – 8:50 AM

Mon, Nov 7

Nov 7 – Dec 12 (6 weeks)
6:00 – 6:50 AM

Tue, Nov 15

Nov 15 – Dec 20 (6 weeks)
9:00 – 9:50 AM
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Class Experience

Bachelors of Music Therapy (MT-BC)
5 years working in education
Professional Songwriter
Banff Centre for the Art Emerging Writers Residency 2022
Published (Oxford University Press) & Self Published Poet (2 poetry chapbooks)
Berklee Poetry Slam Team- CUPSI
Spoken Word Poetry (2 courses)
Completed Poetry Courses through Brooklyn Poets, Brooklyn NY
Students will have a weekly writing assignment that puts to use what was learned in class each week. 
Each week, students will have the option to receive feedback on their homework assignments. 
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Teacher Leif, MT-BC
Lives in the United States
Board Certified Music Therapist, Neurologic Music Therapist, 5+ years in Education, Berklee College of Music Graduate, published writer, songwriter, & poet
6 total reviews
10 completed classes

About Me

Welcome! My name is Leif and I am a Board Certified Music Therapist and Neurologic Music Therapist with a specialization in education (specifically IEP-based services). I am also a published writer (Oxford University Press) and songwriter. I am... 
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