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Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Workshop

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“Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.” 

— Percy Bysshe Shelley

Poets unite! Explore the beauty and power of poetry in this highly interactive writing workshop. Whether you're an aspiring poet or have a regular writing practice established, this workshop will invigorate your creative spirit and give you the confidence and practical skills required to form healthy writing habits for a lifetime. During this writing class you will:

  • Learn how to kickstart your writing and avoid writer’s block
  • Explore your unique voice
  • Write from prompts to develop your craft
  • Read master poets’ works
  • Learn techniques to establish a regular writing practice

Join Kay at the Community Room of Cabrillo’s Environmental Horticulture Center and Botanic Gardens, located on 11 beautiful acres atop Cabrillo’s campus. Students will be able to enjoy time outside on reflective writing exercises and join the group indoors to enjoy the sweeping views of the Monterey Bay - perfect inspiration for a day of creating poetry!

Beginning writers are welcome. Please have a notebook and pen on hand for class. Beginning writers are welcome. Please have a notebook and pen on hand for class. Your materials fee covers a thumb drive that contains 30 days of poetry prompts as well as a poetry craft handbook.

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Sun

Aptos Main Campus

Kay Bermender 



Please read:  Please have a notebook and pen on hand for class.

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Materials Fee:


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/4/2024 - 8/4/2024 Weekly - Sun 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 609 Kay Bermender