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Introduction to Poetry (6 Week Course)

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
62 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$21 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 6 weeks
50 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


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 Special Education, Berklee College of Music Graduate, published writer, songwriter, nature lover!
62 total reviews
138 completed classes

About Me

My name is Leif (they/them) and I am a Board Certified Music Therapist and Neurologic Music Therapist with specialization in education (specifically IEP-based services). I am a published writer (Oxford University Press) and songwriter for various... 
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