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Writing Nature Poetry!

In this course, students will learn the elements of poetry & prose through the lens of nature.
Teacher Leif, MT-BC
62 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 7 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$10 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 4 weeks
50 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
- basic literary concepts (rhyme, alliteration, metaphor) 
- basic poetry form (couplets, prose, haiku, etc.)
- writing prompts and revision
- exploration of sense bound writing
- how to tune into the natural world!
Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC)
Banff Centre for Creative Arts Residency 2022
Published chapter in Oxford University Press
Performance Poet @ Boston People's Climate March
Self Published 2 poetry zines
Completed Poetry courses through Brooklyn Poets
Students will have an optional writing project each week. It could take anywhere from 20 minutes to a few hours, depending on how long the student wishes their poem to be. 
something to write with, a notepad, or a computer!
No formal grades or assessments. Teacher will offer weekly feedback to poets wishing to share in class or outside of class. 
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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