This unique class, where we all scan and discuss the same poem, brings us deep into poetry’s roots where meter and meaning, body and mind, interpenetrate.
On the third Tuesday of each month from September through May, this unique discussion circle takes a deep dive into the scansion of a great poem–including, perhaps, some of the participants’ own work. Together, we will approach meter as the doorway of a holistic descent into the powerful mystery at poetry’s roots where meter and meaning– body and mind–interpenetrate. Like reading the mood of a loved one from the expression on their face, attentive awareness to a great poem’s meter carries us far beyond the surface of language, into a space of wordless, intimate, and sometimes awed understanding. The month’s poem will be emailed to all circle participants a week before the class.
Classes held on Zoom. Course includes free Muse-level membership in Annie’s online Poets & Seekers Community during the week of the session and for two weeks after.