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      April 9, 2020

      Thursday   8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      Fort Myers, Florida 33901

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      LYR's Poetry for the People: Devices, Part 1 - Imagery

      Love Your Rebellion's
      A five week digital poetry course.
      Begins April 9th 8pm - 9pm
      Lead by LYR founder Angela Page
      Class limit: 15 people

      Art and learning can be welcome distractions or methods of healing in times of grief, distress, and strife. Connecting with others through art can also help ease us through this uncertain and sometimes lonely period. Love Your Rebellion created Poetry for the People to help folks refine their poetry skills and connect with other poets via a digital workshop. Each 60 minute course hosted via Zoom will teach a poetic technique, provide exercises to develop that technique, and provide a workshop for one poet per class meeting. Poetry for the People will be recorded, and then uploaded to LYR’s social media channels. Zoom link will be published in the event discussion on the morning of the workshop date. Each workshop is free to attend, but donations are encouraged.

      Please donate to LYR to support this program, and others like it:
      Venmo: @loveyourrebellion

      Course Outline
      April 9th - Devices, Part 1: Imagery
      Learn how to create vivid imagery in your poetry. Introduction to the course and the workshop process.
      April 16th - Devices, Part 2: Simile/Metaphor
      Learn how to build unique metaphors and similes. First workshop round.
      April 23rd - Devices, Part 3: Juxtaposition
      Learn how to use juxtaposition to influence the tone of your poetry. Second workshop round.
      April 30th - Sound: Slant Rhyme
      Learn about slant rhyme and how to use the musicality of language. Third workshop round.
      May 7th - Rhythm: Line Breaks
      Learn how to use line breaks - or none at all - to set the pace and mood of a poem. Fourth workshop round.

      About the Workshop Lead:
      Angela Page is the founder of Love Your Rebellion. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida and an MFA in Poetry and Critical Writing from Goddard College. Angela is the Editor of the LYR zine, and has published several works of poetry in literary journals and magazines. In 2019, she published a full length poetry collection titled “Speaking with My Second Mouth.” View it here:

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