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Spice Up Your Poetry with Humor with Hanoch Guy
Sun, April 2, 2017, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
On Sundays We Write! April 2nd, 2017
Spice Up Your Poetry with Humor
with Hanoch Guy
We poets are a serious lot.
In this workshop we'll discover our sense of humor and enhance it by reading humorous poems by Rumi, Kabir, Cummings, Silverstein, Guy and anonymous. Incongruity, irony, sarcasm, reversal, allegory, and absurdity will be practiced. We'll practice writing in different modes and enriching our poetry by applying the techniques to appropriate poems.
Hanoch Guy spent his childhood and youth in Israel surrounded by citrus orchards ,water melon fields and invading sand dunes. He is a bilingual poet in Hebrew and English. Hanoch is emeritus professor of Jewish and Hebrew literature in Temple University. He has taught mentoring and poetry classes in the Musehouse center in Philly. Hanoch has published poetry extensively the US, Israel and the UK in Genre, Poetry Newsletter, Tracks , the International Journal of Genocide studies, Poetry Motel, Visions International, Voices Israel and several times in Poetica where he won an award. He has also won an award in the Mad Poets Society.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Big Blue Marble Bookstore is in Mt. Airy Village, near the intersection of Greene Street and Carpenter Lane. There is plenty of free parking on the street. The store is a few blocks walk from the Upsal or Carpenter Lane stations of the Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail line, and the H bus stops one block from the store at Carpenter and McCallum.
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Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
If you contact the instructor in advance, your registration may be transferred to another person
What is the refund policy?
We do not offer refunds, but your registration may be transferred to any other class in the series. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.