you have a body
a 5-week e-course
to your body.
so many of us live in our heads, & spend our work lives in front of a computer screen, not moving very much.
to the sensual particulars.
your senses are thresholds, and one of the primary ways the external world touches you and affects your interior.
poems with greater resonance & potency by focusing on more embodied experiences in daily life.
in this five-week e-course we’ll spend one week with each of the five senses—scent, taste, hearing, touch, sight—learning to tune into the sensory details that we gather through our attentive bodies.
our reading will focus on poems in which the use of sensory particulars is integral to their impact on us.
weekly writing provocations invite you to practice paying attention to what the world tells us & shows us, when we wake up to the sensual particulars.
your appreciation for this dimension of the craft of poetry, & find pleasure in writing with your body as much as your mind.
q & a
are there any prerequisites for participation in this course?
none. established & aspiring poets will find something of use in this course.
what if I have questions along the way?
I’m always available to you via email and will do everything I can to make this course an enriching experience for you.