Writing Poetry Workshops at Trowbridge Museum: Workshop Two – Ted Hughes and other poets, March 3rd, 2012

As with the previous workshop, participants were varied in age and experience.  My aims, again, were to introduce new poems to the group and to facilitate new writing. Here is a summary of poems read and writing prompts/exercises: Ted Hughes' 'Hands' was used as a prompt to write about someone by closely observing their hands. … Continue reading Writing Poetry Workshops at Trowbridge Museum: Workshop Two – Ted Hughes and other poets, March 3rd, 2012

Writing Poetry Workshops at Trowbridge Museum: Workshop One – Carol Ann Duffy and other poets, March 1st 2012

Aims of the workshop to introduce new poetry to the group to encourage new writing Participants were varied in age and experience of reading and writing poetry.  The workshops were organised around reading/ listening to a poem and then following a writing prompt loosely structured on its subject matter and/or technique. I introduced two quotes … Continue reading Writing Poetry Workshops at Trowbridge Museum: Workshop One – Carol Ann Duffy and other poets, March 1st 2012