Portraits in Poetry: A Writing Workshop

  • Mon, November 07, 2022
  • Mon, November 28, 2022
  • 4 sessions
  • Mon, November 07, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • Mon, November 14, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • Mon, November 21, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
  • Mon, November 28, 2022, 1:30 PM 3:00 PM (EST)
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Poems that paint human portraits have a long history in this genre going back to ancient Greece when Homer vividly brought his heroes to life with brush strokes that have colored readers’ imaginations for centuries. This class will offer examples of poems that allow us to feel we know the person portrayed through the poet’s artful, convincing lines that will inspire class participants in composing their own works to share with fellow poets. 


Miriam Pederson is an emeritus professor of English at Aquinas College. She has been published in many poetry journals, anthologies, and magazines. She has also authored a poetry chapbook titled, This Brief Light. Poems th

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